Professor Jason Roberts

Professor

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
j.roberts2@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 65032

Overview

Professor Jason Roberts is a NHMRC Practitioner Fellow at The University of Queensland, Consultant Clinical Pharmacist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. He is a senior member of the Burns Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre within the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research and is Director of the Centre for Translational Anti-infective Pharmacodynamics in School of Pharmacy where he is also Chair of the research Strategies Committee. He is a clinician-scientist with a strong interest in research and his principal research theme is optimization of antibiotic dosing in the critically ill. Prof Roberts has published over 300 published papers and book chapters on this topic, has been awarded over $23 million in grants and supervises 17 higher research degree students.

He has been invited to present his results at major international conferences in critical care, infectious diseases, pharmacy, nephrology, transplant and safety. He has served on the Critical Review Panel for ATS/IDSA Guidelines of HAP, HCAP and VAP and the Australian Therapeutic Guidelines - Antibiotic and is the current Chair of the Working Group for Antimicrobial Use in ICU for the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and an Executive Member of the PK/PD Group (EPASG) within the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID). He is also a Section Editor for the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and an Associate Editor of the Journal or Pharmacy Practice and Research, the journal for the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia and an Associate Editor for Pharmacotherapy. He has convened numerous conferences including being co-convenor for Medicines Management 2013, The National Conference for Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.

Qualifications

  • Fellowship of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists, SHPA
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours Class 1, The University of Sydney
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Ulldemolins, Marta and Roberts, Jason A. (2012). How do I adjust antimicrobial daily dosage in patients with MODS? a pharmacist’s contribution. In Jordi Rello, Jeffrey Lipman and Thiago Lisboa (Ed.), Sepsis management: PIRO and MODS (pp. 199-216) Berlin, Germany: Springer.

  • Ulldemolins, Marta, Roberts, Jason, Varghese, Julie and Lipman, Jeffrey (2010). Antibiotic dosing in critically ill patients. In Vineet Nayar, J. V. Peter, Roop Kishen and S. Srinivas (Ed.), Critical Care Update 2009 (pp. 128-142) Daryaganj, New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.

  • Udy, Andrew, Roberts, Jason and Lipman, Jeffrey (2010). Augmented renal clearance: Unraveling the mystery of elevated antibiotic clearance. In J.-L. Vincent (Ed.), Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2010 (pp. 495-506) Brussels, Belgium: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10286-8

  • Varghese, Julie M., Roberts, Jason A. and Lipman, Jeffrey (2009). Avoiding toxicity of antibiotics. In Jean-Daniel Chiche and Leanne M. Aitken (Ed.), Patient safety and quality of care in intensive care medicine (pp. 291-304) Berlin, Germany: Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.

  • Udy, Andrew, Roberts, Jason A., Boots, Robert J. and Lipman, Jeffrey (2008). Dose adjustment and pharmacodynamic considerations for antibiotics in severe sepsis and septic shock. In Jordi Rello and Marcos I. Restrepo (Ed.), Sepsis: New strategies for management (pp. 97-102) London: Springer-Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-79001-3

  • Roberts, J. A. and Lipman, J. (2007). Dose adjustment and pharmacokinetics of antibiotics in severe sepsis and septic shock. In Jordi Rello, Marin Kollef, Emili Diaz and Alejandro Rodriguez (Ed.), Infectious diseases in critical care 2nd ed. (pp. 122-146) Berlin, Germany; New York, U.S.A.: Springer.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision