Alex Park

Dr, BPharm PGDipHighE Otago., ProfHonsClinPharm Tas., DMD PhD W.Aust. MPS, MSHP, FOHE(Hon), FDTFEd

  • The University of Western Australia (M512), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • The University of Western Australia (M315), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Alex Park is a Senior Lecturer in General Dental Practice / Pharmacology at the UWA Dental School. He is a clinician-researcher with diverse skill sets. Alex is a registered pharmacist and a dentist with broad research and teaching profile. Alex is passionate about research, mentoring, and patient-centred care. He has published numerous research articles in international peer-reviewed scientific journals. In addition, he is also an editorial board member/associate editor of the International Journal of Pharmacy Practice [ISSN 2042-7174] and an editorial board member for BMC Oral Health [ISSN: 1472-6831]. Furthermore, Alex’s doctoral research broadly encompasses knowledge of dental medications in an Australian context. His research interest includes clinical pharmacy, pharmacy practice, dentistry, medicine, higher education, and public health.

Future research

Telehealth / e-Health - Dr Kate Wang [RMIT University] / Professor Hua Wang [Victoria University] / Professor Phyo Kyaw Myint, Dr Roy Soiza, and Professor Bond [University of Aberdeen]

Teaching overview

Current (2022 - Present)

  1. DENT3004 - Introduction to clinical dentistry [UC]
  2. DENT3005 - General medicine and pharmacology [MC: Pharmacology / Pharmacotherapy]
  3. DENT4215- Introduction to clinical practice 1 [Educator]
  4. OPTM5101/3/6 - Integrated ophthalmic science 1/2 + Integrated optometric practice [Pharmacology / Pharmacotherapy]
  5. OPTM5201 - Community optometry 1
  6. OPTM4901 Special unit - Pharmacology for optometry [UC]
  7. PODI3117 + PODI4223 - Pharmacotherapeutics for Podiatrists 1 / 2 [UC] 
  8. PHCY5602 - Integrated pharmacology, therapeutics and pharmacy practice 1 - Diabetes pharmacotherapy
  9. Research supervisor - RMIT University [Masters]
  10. Research supervisor - Victoria University [Masters]
  11. Primary research supervisor - UWA School of Biomedical Sciences [Honours] 
  12. MDP&PH [DENT5639 - Dissertation] - Examiner


English, Korean

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification

Dentistry and Pharmacy, Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, The University of Western Australia


Higher Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education, PGDipHighE, University of Otago


Clinical Pharmacy, Professional Honours in Clinical Pharmacy, ProfHonsClinPharm, University of Tasmania


Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Medicine, DMD, The University of Western Australia


Pharmacy, Bachelor of Pharmacy, BPharm, University of Otago


External positions

Fellow, International Research Collaborative - Oral Health and Equity

Member, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

General Dentist , Private Practice Australia

Fellow, The Faculty of Dental Trainers (FDT)

Member, The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia

Adjunct Fellow, Victoria University

Industry keywords

  • Education
  • Medicine and Pharma
  • Health
  • Digital Health

Research expertise keywords

  • Public health
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • General Dentistry
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Higher Education


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