Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research (JPPR)

JPPR is available free to logged-in SHPA members.

If you encounter any difficulties please email John Hand, SHPA Journals Lead.

JPPR online for non-SHPA members.

The Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research is the flagship journal of The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA). It is owned by and copyrighted to SHPA. The Journal has complete editorial freedom in terms of content and is not under the direction of SHPA or its Board of Directors.

Celebrating 50 years of publication in 2016, increasing publication frequency to six issues per year from 2017, and achieving record full-text downloads per issue in 2018 and every year since, SHPA’s premier journal JPPR provides a forum for the publication of research and exchange of knowledge, ideas, commentary and professional opinion among pharmacists. With regular discussions of pharmacy practice and specialty areas within therapeutics, JPPR article formats include: original research, systematic reviews, case reports, editorials and letters to the editor. All articles are peer-reviewed. 

JPPR is edited by Professor Michael Dooley, AdvPracPharm, BPharm, PhD, FSHP, with the assistance of an Editorial Advisory Board, and is available online via Wiley Online Library. SHPA members and subscribers are able to access all published content. 

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JPPR Editorial Board 

JPPR Editorial Board 

Professor Michael Dooley, AdvPracPharm, BPharm, PhD, FSHP
Alfred Health & Monash University, Vic

Associate Editors 
Associate Professor J. Simon Bell, BPharm(Hons), PhD, MPS
Monash University, Vic.
Mr Stefan Kowalski, BPharm, MAppSc, CGP
University of South Australia, SA

Professor Jason Roberts, BPharm(Hons), B App Sc, PhD, FSHP
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital & The University of Queensland, Qld.

Professor Amanda Wheeler, BPharm, BSc, PGDipPsychPharm, PGCertPubHealth, PHD, CMHP, RegPharmNZ
Griffith University, Qld. & University of Auckland, New Zealand

Consultant Statistician 
Antony Ugoni, BSc (Hons), MSc
University of Melbourne, Vic.

Geriatric Therapeutics Review Editor 
Dr Rohan Elliott, BPharm, BPharmSc (Hons), MClinPharm, PhD, CGP, FSHP
Austin Health & Monash University, Vic.

Assistant Editors

Amy Page, BPharm, BHSci(CompMed), GradCertHPEd, MClinPharm, CGP, MAACP, FPS, AdvPracPharm
University of Western Australia, Australia

Janet Sluggett, BPharm(Hons), GDipClinEpid, PhD
Monash University, Australia

Jared Brown, BPharm(Hons), GradDipClinEpi, FSHP, MPH
NSW Poisons Information Centre & University of Sydney, Australia

Julia Gilmartin-Thomas, BPharm(Hons), GCPP, PhD, AFHEA, MPS
Monash University, Australia

Karen Luetsch, BPharm, GradCertClinEd, PhD, MSHP, AACPA
University of Queensland, Australia

Mahipal Sinnollareddy, BPharm(Hons), PGDipClinPharm, CGP, MSHP
The Canberra Hospital, Australia

Beata Bajorek, BPharm, DipHospPharm, GradCertEd(Higher Ed), PhD, MSHP, CHP
Royal North Shore Hospital & University of Technology, Australia

SHPA Journals Lead
John Hand 

Editorial Advisory Board 
Download the list of Board members  

Influencing Practice – Open Access Sections of JPPR 

Even if you're not a member of SHPA, you can read the open access sections of the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research at the Wiley Online Library. Open access sections include: editorials, Geriatric Therapeutics Review, letters to the editor and more.


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