Dr Irene Um

BPharm(Hons), PhD
Lecturer

A15 - Pharmacy And Bank Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 0813

Biographical details

Dr Irene Um is a Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and community pharmacist. She was awarded her PhD at The University of Sydney entitled ‘Weight management in community pharmacy in Australia.’ Dr Irene Um's research and teaching aims to improve professional practice and strengthen the pharmacist’s role in the primary care setting. Dr Irene Um is the Program Director of The University of Sydney's National Alliance of Pharmacy Education (NAPE) Intern Training Program.

Research interests

Dr Irene Um's research interests involve transforming the pharmacy profession towards meeting present and future societal needs. Main areas of research include:

  • Health services research
  • Pharmacy education

Teaching and supervision

PHAR7111-7121 Intern Training Program (Program Director)

PHAR5726 Dispensing Practice (Unit of Study Coordinator)

Keywords

Pharmacy Health Services; Obesity & overweight; Education

Selected grants

2019

  • Development of the ICE (interprofessional communication education) Safety Huddle? Module; Schneider C, Frotjold A, Lane A, Bloomfield J, Um I; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Zieck, M., Um, I., Chaar, B. (2018). The future of weight management in pharmacy education - Perspectives of new generation pharmacists. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 10(5), 596-601. [More Information]
  • Um, I., Krass, I., Armour, C., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2016). Incorporating a Weight Management Skills Workshop in Pharmacy Curricula in Australia. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 80(4), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Um, I., Krass, I., Armour, C., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2015). Developing and testing evidence-based weight management in Australian pharmacies: A Healthier Life Program. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 37(5), 822-833. [More Information]
  • Um, I., Armour, C., Krass, I., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2014). Consumer perspectives about weight management services in a community pharmacy setting in NSW, Australia. Health Expectations, 17(4), 579-592. [More Information]
  • Um, I., Armour, C., Krass, I., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2013). Weight management in community pharmacy: what do the experts think? International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 35(3), 447-454. [More Information]
  • Wang, J., Rong, X., Um, I., Yamahara, J., Li, Y. (2012). 55-Week Treatment of Mice with the Unani and Ayurvedic Medicine Pomegranate Flower Ameliorates Ageing-Associated Insulin Resistance and Skin Abnormalities. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Um, I., Armour, C., Krass, I., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2010). Managing obesity in pharmacy: the Australian experience. Pharmacy World and Science, , 1-10. [More Information]

2018

  • Zieck, M., Um, I., Chaar, B. (2018). The future of weight management in pharmacy education - Perspectives of new generation pharmacists. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 10(5), 596-601. [More Information]

2016

  • Um, I., Krass, I., Armour, C., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2016). Incorporating a Weight Management Skills Workshop in Pharmacy Curricula in Australia. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 80(4), 1-9. [More Information]

2015

  • Um, I., Krass, I., Armour, C., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2015). Developing and testing evidence-based weight management in Australian pharmacies: A Healthier Life Program. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 37(5), 822-833. [More Information]

2014

  • Um, I., Armour, C., Krass, I., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2014). Consumer perspectives about weight management services in a community pharmacy setting in NSW, Australia. Health Expectations, 17(4), 579-592. [More Information]

2013

  • Um, I., Armour, C., Krass, I., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2013). Weight management in community pharmacy: what do the experts think? International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 35(3), 447-454. [More Information]

2012

  • Wang, J., Rong, X., Um, I., Yamahara, J., Li, Y. (2012). 55-Week Treatment of Mice with the Unani and Ayurvedic Medicine Pomegranate Flower Ameliorates Ageing-Associated Insulin Resistance and Skin Abnormalities. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012, 1-8. [More Information]

2010

  • Um, I., Armour, C., Krass, I., Gill, T., Chaar, B. (2010). Managing obesity in pharmacy: the Australian experience. Pharmacy World and Science, , 1-10. [More Information]

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