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Your Pharmacy Career Podcast

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The “Your Pharmacy Career” Podcast will fortnightly feature a leader from the profession, discussing their career and sharing their experiences and learnings. Hosted by Pharmacist, Allie Xu, the podcast is designed to inspire pharmacists at any stage of your career to uncover the world of opportunities that exist and help navigate your way into a career and life that you love. This is the Podcast of Raven's Recruitment, an Australian owned recruitment agency specialising in permanent and locum Pharmacist recruitment for the Pharmacy Industry since 1987 across Australia and New Zealand.

The “Your Pharmacy Career” Podcast will fortnightly feature a leader from the profession, discussing their career and sharing their experiences and learnings. Hosted by Pharmacist, Allie Xu, the podcast is designed to inspire pharmacists at any stage of your career to uncover the world of opportunities that exist and help navigate your way into a career and life that you love. This is the Podcast of Raven's Recruitment, an Australian owned recruitment agency specialising in permanent and locum Pharmacist recruitment for the Pharmacy Industry since 1987 across Australia and New Zealand.

Location:

Australia

Description:

The “Your Pharmacy Career” Podcast will fortnightly feature a leader from the profession, discussing their career and sharing their experiences and learnings. Hosted by Pharmacist, Allie Xu, the podcast is designed to inspire pharmacists at any stage of your career to uncover the world of opportunities that exist and help navigate your way into a career and life that you love. This is the Podcast of Raven's Recruitment, an Australian owned recruitment agency specialising in permanent and locum Pharmacist recruitment for the Pharmacy Industry since 1987 across Australia and New Zealand.

Language:

English

Contact:

1800 429 829


Episodes

Kay Dunkley - Executive Officer of Pharmacists' Support Service | Doctor Wellbeing Consultant at AMA Victoria

1/6/2022
Kay Dunkley is passionate about the health and well-being of health professionals. After forging a career based in hospital pharmacy prior to having children, Kay has over the years also been involved in roles providing services which support pharmacists and other health professionals. These roles have included working for the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (Victorian Branch), the Victorian Drug Usage Advisory Committee (VDUAC), the Victorian Medicines Advisory Committee (VMAC) and the...

Duration:00:25:16

David Paulmert - Pharmacist | Past NAPSA Executive Director & Secretary | Past GUAPS Treasurer & President

12/22/2021
David Paulmert is an early career Pharmacist on Thursday Island. David was awarded 2018 Guild Intern of the Year while working in Port Douglas and continued to work there for four years. David then moved to Thursday Island at the beginning of 2021, and now often commutes to work via helicopter, spending the day in remote health centres on the islands in the Torres Strait. David is an alumnus of the Griffith University Association of Pharmacy Students (GUAPS), where he served as President in...

Duration:00:23:30

Trent Twomey - National President at Pharmacy Guild of Australia | Pharmacist Partner in a group of pharmacies in Tropical North Queensland

11/23/2021
Trent Twomey was elected as National President of The Pharmacy Guild of Australia in March 2021. Trent has been involved with the Guild for over 10 years and was part of the successful negotiating team for the Sixth and Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreements. He is Secretary of the World Pharmacy Council, immediate Past Chairman and Director of Advance Cairns, a Professor at James Cook University, a Council Member of the Queensland Futures Institute, and a trustee for the Committee for...

Duration:00:35:38

Michael Minter (feat. Paige Wilcox) - 2020 Pharmacist of the Year for TerryWhite Chemmart | Paramedic | Diabetes Educator

10/13/2021
Michael Minter is an experienced Paramedic and Pharmacist with a demonstrated history of working in the health care industry. Michael has been recognised as the 2020 Pharmacist of the Year for TerryWhite Chemmart. Skilled in Emergency Medicine, Management and Leadership, Michael has a strong professional focus on health education with a graduate certificate in Diabetes Education. Michael's special interest is in providing specialised care to marginalised communities including the LGBTIQ+...

Duration:00:31:51

Rheanna Norris (feat. Debbie Capuano) - Pharmacy Student | QPSA President | outgoing NAPSA Treasurer

9/16/2021
Rheanna Norris is a dedicated and passionate pharmacy student who aspires to work as a clinical hospital pharmacist. As President of the Queensland Pharmacy Students’ Association (QPSA) for 2021 and outgoing National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) treasurer 20/21, Rheanna has been provided with an invaluable opportunity to be involved in the expanding pharmacy industry. Rheanna attributes these positions to her future pharmacy career and feels privileged to be involved in...

Duration:00:27:43

Gerald Quigley - Pharmacist, Master Herbalist and Melbourne-based media health commentator

7/22/2021
Gerald Quigley is a Pharmacist and Master Herbalist based in Melbourne. He is a media health commentator heard each week on many radio stations across Australia. He is a regular weekly guest on Australia Overnight, heard across the Nine Radio network and syndicated stations each Thursday morning. This group includes 4CA, 4BC, 2UE, 5aa, 3AW and regional networks. He speaks on 6PR Perth on Saturday evenings. Additionally, he is co-host of a health and wellness program heard each Sunday on the...

Duration:00:41:04

Megan Tremlett - Senior Consulting Team Pharmacist at the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

7/1/2021
Megan Tremlett has more than 25 years’ experience working as a pharmacist across public and private hospital (across 3 states of Australia as well as overseas), community pharmacy, consultancy, project management and research. Megan is currently based in Queensland working for the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia as a Senior Pharmacist in the Program Delivery Team, managing a number of palliative care projects. She is also supporting the Brisbane South Primary Health Network in a joint...

Duration:00:31:23

Sam Turner - Pharmacist | Operations Manager at Scrypt Ventures | Former President of NAPSA and PPDC Committee Member

6/10/2021
Sam Turner has a passion for community pharmacy in Australia and it's changing potential. With over 10 years of experience Sam has experienced pharmacy as a Manager, Locum, Pharmacist & student whilst obtaining exceptional growth results during his leadership ventures. More recently Sam has traveled and locumed around Australia. Sam is now the Operations Manager for Scrypt Ventures, a pharmacy software development and digital transformation company who partner with leading vendors to...

Duration:00:32:27

Bridget Totterman - Chief Operating Officer at White Retail Group

5/27/2021
Bridget Totterman is Chief Operating Officer of the White Retail – White Medical Group leading and overseeing the management of seven pharmacies, eight medical practices and the support office at White Retail Group. She is the business owner of an additional four pharmacies: TerryWhite Chemmart Toowong; TerryWhite Chemmart Toombul; TerryWhite Chemmart Canelands Mackay and TerryWhite Chemmart Mackay 2. Bridget was appointed Clinical Fellow of Queensland University of Technology in 2018 and...

Duration:00:44:13

Anthony Tassone - Victorian Branch President at Pharmacy Guild of Australia

5/12/2021
Anthony Tassone is a community pharmacist and has been a proprietor of community pharmacies since 2006 in outer south eastern Melbourne. He has been the Victorian Branch President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia since 2013. His pharmacies have been recognised for community engagement and customer service excellence on multiple occasions at both a State and National level. Over the past decade, Anthony has served on a range of advisory boards for multi-national pharmaceutical companies,...

Duration:00:42:46

Joyce McSwan - Clinical Director of GCPHN Persistent Pain Program | Managing Director of PainWISE

3/31/2021
March has been a month of celebrating the achievements of women internationally. As we approach the end of the month, let’s not forget it is not just a day or a month to celebrate and recognise women. It is an ongoing campaign to help women around the world to be heard, understood, empowered and supported. The global UN Women theme for International Women’s Day this year is “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. This is a timely reminder of how important it is...

Duration:00:52:39

Regina Cowie - National Health Services Manager at Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API)

3/10/2021
Regina Cowie is the national health care service manager at Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) - for brands such as Priceline Pharmacy, Pharmacist Advice and Soul Pattinson Chemist - one of the leading health care and beauty companies in Australia that is involved in pharmaceutical distribution, retailing and manufacturing. In this episode, Regina shares her experience exploring the opportunities throughout Australia. Her experiences encompass various suburban, city and remote...

Duration:00:40:26

Mahek Shah - 2021 President of the Victorian Pharmacy Student Association (VPSA)

2/17/2021
Thank you so much for all your feedback from the last episode where we interviewed Debbie Rigby, PSA Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 Recipient. If you missed it, don’t forget to listen to it. This week, we are excited to invite the 2021 President of the Victorian Pharmacy Student Association (VPSA) to share her journey as a student leader and what she has gained from stepping out of her comfort zone. Mahek Shah is a passionate 3rd year Monash Pharmacy student. Alongside her leadership role,...

Duration:00:35:42

Debbie Rigby - Advanced Practice Pharmacist | PSA Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 Recipient

2/3/2021
Debbie Rigby is an Advanced Practice Pharmacist with postgraduate qualifications in clinical pharmacy, geriatrics, and respiratory medicine. Debbie is a past Director of NPS MedicineWise, past National Vice-President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, and a member of Lung Foundation Australia COPD Advisory Committee. Debbie is a fellow of PSA, SHPA, ACP, Australia Institute of Company Directors AICD, Lifetime Fellow of American Society of Consultant Pharmacy, and the finalist for...

Duration:00:40:08

Rebecca Young - Community Pharmacist | Invested Business Owner and Manager | Enthusiastic Committee Member for Healthcare | Industry Leader

1/20/2021
Are you interested in pharmacy ownership, or are you interested but scared and don't know how to prepare and get into pharmacy ownership? This is the perfect episode for you. Join me to chat to 2020 Pharmacy of the Year owner Rebecca Young and learn more about her journey as a successful pharmacy owner. Rebecca is an experienced community pharmacist with a passion for providing a whole range of Health Solutions. Rebecca is an invested business owner and manager of Capital Chemist Chisholm....

Duration:00:32:56

Joey Calandra - former Director, Strategic Partnerships & Engagement at PSA and current Innovation leader

12/9/2020
Joey Calandra is a PSA member and the former Director of Strategic Partnerships & Engagement at PSA and current Innovation leader. His experiences span Academia, Community Pharmacy, Organisation management and Industry. He has also worked as a pharmacist both in Australia and overseas. Joey has successfully transposed his pharmacy skills into many areas. Currently, he is a management professional with extensive experience in business strategy, partnership development and innovation. He...

Duration:00:32:02

Elise Apolloni - 2017 Telstra Australian Young Business Woman of the Year

11/25/2020
Elise Apolloni is a community pharmacist and pharmacy owner, credentialed diabetes educator, asthma educator and mental health first aid instructor. She is a PSA and Guild branch committee member, ACT Practitioner Member at Pharmacy Board of Australia and a passionate advocate for the role of pharmacists in the Australian health system. Elise became a partner in two pharmacies when she was 25 years old, she has had a steep and exciting learning experience of pharmacy ownership, leadership...

Duration:00:27:28

Faye McMillan - 1st Indigenous Pharmacist and 2019 NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year

11/11/2020
Associate Professor Faye McMillan is a Wiradjuri yinaa (woman) from Trangie, NSW. In 2001 Faye was the first Indigenous Pharmacist to become a registered pharmacist in Australia. Faye is the 2019 NSW Aboriginal Woman of the year, Senior Atlantic Fellow for Social Equity and a founding member of Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA). Faye works at Charles Sturt University as the Director of the Djirruwang Program - Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health), a program dedicated solely to...

Duration:00:26:58

Shefali Parekh - 2017 NAPSA President

10/15/2020
Shefali Parekh grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and moved to Australia in 2014. During her Bachelor of Pharmacy degree she was elected as National Australian Pharmacy Students' Association (NAPSA) president in 2017. After graduating from Griffith University and completing her internship at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Shefali is now employed as a Pharmacist at both Alfred Health and Austin Health. Shefali is passionate about helping people. She firmly believes in giving back both to her peers...

Duration:00:24:10

Karen Brown - 2018 TerryWhite Chemmart Pharmacist of the Year

10/1/2020
Karen Brown is an innovative, multi-award-winning pharmacy owner, pharmacist and entrepreneur. She is the Owner and Pharmacist of the industry-leading TerryWhite Chemmart Samford since 2008 and TerryWhite Chemmart Arana Hills since 2018. In 2018, she co-founded the Innovative Pharmacy Group and also was separately awarded the prestigious TerryWhite Chemmart Pharmacist of the Year for her dedication to improving the health and wellbeing of her community and her Samford pharmacy won the...

Duration:00:24:38