Professor Michael Barras

Conjoint Professor

School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Prof Michael Barras is the Director of Pharmacy at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and a Research conjoint with the School of Pharmacy (Hospital 0.8 FTE / UQ 0.2 FTE). He currently supervises 8 PhD students and 2 MPhil students who are conducting research related to medication safety, health informatics and advanced scope clinical pharmacy. He has a strong interest in designing, testing and monitoring individualised dosing strategies for high-risk patients in the hospital setting. Michael has many significant research relationships in hospital, university, and industry settings. He is a member of the SoP research committee.


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Book Chapter

  • Barras, Michael (2015). Peri-procedural anticoagulation. Anticoagulation management: a guide for pharmacists . (pp. 179-199) edited by Anne Rose. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22602-6_8

  • Barras, Michael and Green, Bruce (2009). Dose individualization of drugs based on body composition. Heart disease in men. (pp. 219-242) edited by Alice B. Todd and Margo H. Mosley. New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

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