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Caroline Morris

Caroline has been a pharmacist for almost 30 years, working in community, hospital and industry settings in both Australia and the UK. She has a special interest in improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for people with an opioid dependence and provided pharmacotherapy services for 20 years, as well as completing post-graduate studies in Alcohol & Other Drugs.  

Caroline has spent the last 8 years delivering NPS MedicineWise evidence-based educational programs to health professionals in the north western regions of Melbourne and Victoria. 

Adj. Assoc. Prof. Geraldine Moses AM

Geraldine Moses AM is a doctor of clinical pharmacy, specialising in drug information. She is based part-time at the Mater Public Hospital in Brisbane and also holds the position of Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Queensland. Geraldine provides a national advisory service called PharmaAdvice for ADA members. She also writes a regular column for the national ADA News Bulletin and NZDA News.

Dr Mark Hutton

Since graduating from Adelaide University in 1975, Mark has been active on a range of local issues in South Australia including water fluoridation in Mt Gambier where his practice is located. Mark has been a SA branch Country Councillor since 1996, serving as President of the SA Branch in 2004 and 2007. In 2004, Mark was elected as a Federal Councillor and was elected to Federal Executive in 2014. He has actively contributed to a wide range of ADA committees including the Constitution and Policy Committee, which he has chaired since 2014. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Dr Leanne Teoh

Leanne obtained her Bachelor of Dental Science degree with Honours from the University of Melbourne in 2008.
Prior to this, she obtained a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree with Honours from Monash University in 2002 and is currently a practising dentist and pharmacist.

Leanne has recently co-authored a dental reference book ‘Therapeutic Guidelines Oral and Dental, Version 2’.