Neil was appointed as the new Director of Interprofessional Education in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at The University of Queensland (UQ) in January 2019. In this role, he is responsible for strategic oversight of the Faculty’s portfolio of interprofessional education activities.
Prior to joining UQ, Neil was a clinical pharmacy practitioner and leader at teaching hospitals in the United Kingdom and in Brisbane when he moved to Australia in 1998. Neil joined the School of Pharmacy at UQ in 2001. Neil’s teaching responsibilities included teaching cardiovascular disease therapeutics and as the course coordinator for a capstone course for the final year pharmacy students, preparing them for practice.
In 2010, Neil was seconded to UQ Greenslopes Clinical School (2010-2012) where he led an interprofessional group from medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and pharmacy to develop and successfully implement an Interprofessional Curriculum for students.
Neil’s sustained excellence in teaching and curriculum development was acknowledged by his peers through a Teaching Excellence award from UQ in 2013 and the Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award from The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia in 2007.