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Pharmacy PhD scholarships now available for mental health medicine support services 

Australian universities are offering scholarships for pharmacists interested in mental health medicine support services. 

The University of Sydney and Griffith University have two PhD scholarships available, commencing in 2019, as part of a new research program which aims to improve the health and well-being of consumers living with severe and persistent mental illness.

One of the successful candidates will conduct research focusing on the development, evaluation and implementation of a pharmacist training package to support the implementation of a pharmacist-led, individualised medication support service for people living with severe and persistent mental illness.

The other will focus on the consumer journey and explore the impact of an individualised medication support service on participants mental health and overall wellbeing.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with leading researchers from both The University of Sydney and Griffith University as well as collaborating with key stakeholders in mental health and pharmacy.

For the University of Sydney scholarship please contact Dr Claire O’Reilly (02 9351 2729) claire.oreilly@sydney.edu.au or apply here

For the Griffith University scholarship please contact Prof Amanda Wheeler (07 3735 8038) or a.wheeler@griffith.edu.au or apply here

Applications for both scholarships close on 30 June 2019.

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