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Treasure McGuire

Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Mater Health SEQ in conjoint appointment as Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Bond University and as Associate Professor (Clinical), The University of Queensland

Treasure is a clinical pharmacist, pharmacologist, educator and researcher. She manages an academic practice unit at Mater Pharmacy, Mater Health, South-East Queensland that conducts translational research. She holds appointments as Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Faculty of Health, Sciences and Medicine, Bond University and Associate Professor, Clinical, School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland.

Her research focuses on patient centred-care and quality use of medicines in reproductive health, medicines information, evidence-based practice, medication safety, complementary medicines and interprofessional education.


  • –present
    Associate Professor (Clinical), School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland
  • –present
    Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Practice & Development, Mater Health Services, Brisbane
  • –present
    Associate Professor , Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University


  • 2013 
    The University of Queensland, GCHEd
  • 2005 
    The University of Queensland, PhD
  • 1993 
    The University of Queensland, GradDipClinHospPharm
  • 1983 
    The University of Queensland, BSc
  • 1975 
    The University of Queensland, BPharm


  • 2022
    EL Masri H, McGuire TM, Dalais C, van Driel M, Benham H, Hollingworth SA. Patient-based benefit-risk assessment of medicines: development, refinement, and validation of a content search strategy to retrieve relevant studies. , Journal of the Medical Library Association (J Med Libr Assoc 110(2):185-204. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2022.130630.
  • 2022
    Poon EL, Lim HJ, Hollingworth SA, van Driel ML, Pache DM, Moses GM, McGuire TM. Patient concerns regarding antidepressant drug-drug interactions: a retrospective analysis using data from a medicine call centre. , Journal of Primary Health Care; doi:10.1071/HC21150
  • 2022
    Wang Y, Van Driel ML, McGuire TM, Hollingworth SA. Trends in systemic antifungal use in Australia, 2005-2016: a time-series analysis. , Jpn J Infect Dis. 2022; 75(3):254-61.
  • 2022
    EL Masri H, McGuire T, van Driel M, Benham H, Hollingworth S. Dynamics of patient-based benefit-risk assessment of medicines in chronic diseases: a systematic review., Patient-Patient Prefer Adherence; 16:2609-37. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S375062.
  • 2022
    Hawke K, King D, van Driel ML, McGuire TM. Homeopathic medicinal products for preventing and treating acute respiratory tract infections in children., Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD005974. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005974.pub6
  • 2019
    McGuire TM. Safe use of drugs while breastfeeding (Ch21)., In: Brodribb W, ed. Breastfeeding management in Australia, 5th ed, Melbourne: Australian Breastfeeding Association. ISBN: 978-1-925766-21-9

Professional Memberships

  • FACP
  • MPS
  • MSHP
  • Adv Prac Pharm


Bowl of Hygeia, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (QLD Branch); 2015 Sr Eileen Pollard Medal, Mater Research; Sandoz Research Fellowship in Hospital Pharmacy; Lilly International Fellowship in Hospital Pharmacy