Dr Joanna Elizabeth Harnett

BHlthSc, MHlthSc (Complementary medicines), PhD, Grad Cert Educational Studies (Higher Education)
Dr Joanna Harnett - Lecturer (Complementary Medicines)

Member of China Studies Centre

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

A15 - Pharmacy And Bank Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 93517009
Fax +61 2 9351 4391

Website Graduate Certificate Evidence-based Complementary Medicine

Biographical details

Dr Joanna Harnett is a Lecturer at the Sydney School of Pharmacy, University of Sydney where she teaches and researchs the broader area of complementary medicines with a focus on fostering their appropriate and safe use and building the evidence base. Joanna is a fellow of the International Research Leadership Program at the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine.

Research interests

Dr Harnett’s current and past research projects include:

  • The intestinal micobiome and Coeliac disease
  • Probiotics – effects in coeliac disease
  • Probiotics - effects in elite athletes
  • Health literacy and disclosure of complementary medicine use by Australians
  • Pharmacists role in fostering the safe and appropriate use of complementary medicines
  • The practice behaviors of Complementary medicine health practitioners
  • The quality of complementary medicine products
  • Complementary mediicnes use in specific populations

Teaching and supervision

Joanna’s teaching responsibilities currently include:

  • The development and delivery of an integrated program in evidence-based complementary medicine within the Bachelor and Master of Pharmacy degree programs.
  • Co-supervision of two PhD students (2017):

o Naturopathic treatments for sleep disorders: a providers perspective

o Integrating complementary medicines into pharmacy practice – the pharmacists perspective

  • Supervsion of an honours student (2017):

o The quality of complementary medicines commonly used for cardiovascular risk factors

Associations

Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental medicine (ACNEM)

Naturopaths and Herbalist Association of Australia (NHAA)

Awards and honours

Fellowship - Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative medicine – Naturopathy Leadership Program, University of Technology Sydney – 2016 to 2018

Australian Postgraduate Award 2009 to 2012

NHAA Award for Excellence- Article of the year 2016

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Lam Ung, C., Harnett, J., Hu, H. (2018). Development of a strategic model for integrating complementary medicines into professional pharmacy practice. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 14, 663-672. [More Information]
  • Quy Le, T., Smith, L., Harnett, J. (2017). A systematic review - Biologically-based complementary medicine use by people living with cancer - is a more clearly defined role for the pharmacist required? Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13(6), 1037-1044. [More Information]
  • Ung, C., Harnett, J., Hu, H. (2017). Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regards to Traditional Medicine/Complementary Medicine products: A systematic literature review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13(4), 686-716. [More Information]
  • Lam Ung, C., Harnett, J., Hu, H. (2017). Key stakeholder perspectives on the barriers and solutions to pharmacy practice towards complementary medicines: An Australian experience. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 17(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Harnett, J., Myers, S., Rolfe, M. (2017). Significantly higher faecal counts of the yeasts candida and saccharomyces identified in people with coeliac disease. Gut Pathogens, 9(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Harnett, J., Myers, S., Rolfe, M. (2016). Probiotics and the Microbiome in Celiac Disease: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2016, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Harnett, J. (2013). Understanding the intricacies of intestinal immunity: integral to nutritional medicine practice. Journal of the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine, 32(2), 3-7.
  • Harnett, J., Lord, R. (2012). Biochemical Individuality, assessment of the chronic or refractory patient. Journal of the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine, 31(2), 3-6.
  • Harnett, J. (2011). Biochemical Individuality; Assessment of the Chronic Refractory (or Complex) Patient. Journal of the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine, 30(3), 8-12.

2018

  • Lam Ung, C., Harnett, J., Hu, H. (2018). Development of a strategic model for integrating complementary medicines into professional pharmacy practice. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 14, 663-672. [More Information]

2017

  • Quy Le, T., Smith, L., Harnett, J. (2017). A systematic review - Biologically-based complementary medicine use by people living with cancer - is a more clearly defined role for the pharmacist required? Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13(6), 1037-1044. [More Information]
  • Ung, C., Harnett, J., Hu, H. (2017). Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regards to Traditional Medicine/Complementary Medicine products: A systematic literature review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13(4), 686-716. [More Information]
  • Lam Ung, C., Harnett, J., Hu, H. (2017). Key stakeholder perspectives on the barriers and solutions to pharmacy practice towards complementary medicines: An Australian experience. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 17(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Harnett, J., Myers, S., Rolfe, M. (2017). Significantly higher faecal counts of the yeasts candida and saccharomyces identified in people with coeliac disease. Gut Pathogens, 9(1), 1-8. [More Information]

2016

  • Harnett, J., Myers, S., Rolfe, M. (2016). Probiotics and the Microbiome in Celiac Disease: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2016, 1-16. [More Information]

2013

  • Harnett, J. (2013). Understanding the intricacies of intestinal immunity: integral to nutritional medicine practice. Journal of the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine, 32(2), 3-7.

2012

  • Harnett, J., Lord, R. (2012). Biochemical Individuality, assessment of the chronic or refractory patient. Journal of the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine, 31(2), 3-6.

2011

  • Harnett, J. (2011). Biochemical Individuality; Assessment of the Chronic Refractory (or Complex) Patient. Journal of the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine, 30(3), 8-12.

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