Myfanwy Graham

Nonresident Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
Associate Lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle

Myfanwy Graham's Bio

Collaborative research with impact

Myfanwy is an associate investigator with the Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE) a NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence. Myfanwy has collaboratively developed several medicinal cannabis research projects and contributed to a suite of NSW cannabis medicine prescribing guidance documents.

Myfanwy's research interests include medicinal cannabis, medical and allied health professional education, pharmacovigilance, and personalised medicine.

Clinical role - Knowledge translation

Myfanwy was the principal specialist medicines information pharmacist of the New South Wales Cannabis Medicines Advisory Service (CMAS) that operated between 2018 and mid-2022, a first of kind in the world, Australian State government-funded cannabis medicines advisory service for health professionals. The service model, led by a clinical pharmacologist and pharmacist, provided comprehensive patient-specific and evidence-based information to support health professionals in prescribing and patient-care decisions. Under this leadership, the service delivered sustained, exceptional outcomes and gained national and international recognition. Myfanwy has collaboratively developed and provided subject matter expert review of national medicinal cannabis educational resources and state prescribing guidance documents.

Multidisciplinary teaching experience

Myfanwy has worked in multi-disciplinary health professional training and education since 2009.  Myfanwy primarily teaches into the Joint Medical Program in the areas of Problem Based Learning and Clinical Skills. Myfanwy also delivers pharmacology lectures in allied health degrees.

Recent Work