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The Australian Pharmacy Council has elected a new leadership team with Debra Rowett being named President and Professor Nick Shaw filling her vice-presidency seat.

Ms Rowett is a pharmacist and the Director, Drug and Therapeutics Information Service at the Repatriation General Hospital in South Australia. Her particular areas of interest are aged and palliative care, pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance. She also has a strong interest in health policy and workforce development.

At the same meeting Prof Shaw was elected as Vice President. Prof Shaw is a