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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 119 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20142019
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Kenneth Lee is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice. Dr Lee was the 2015 Western Australian Young Pharmacist of the Year. He is a practising community pharmacist, educator, and researcher. Dr Lee is passionate about integrating teaching, research, and professional practice.

Dr Lee's teaching and research practices draw on information behaviour theories and models, and theories in educational psychology such as the cognitive load theory. His teaching and research is at the intersection of health information behaviour, education (patient, student, and health professional), and technology. Specifically, Dr Lee is interested in understanding how patients and health professions students learn about health-related information, and how best to support their learning; and how modern technologies can facilitate or hinder health-related information acquisition, information processing, decision-making, and learning.

Dr Lee completed both a PhD (2015) and a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours (2010) at Curtin University in Western Australia. Before joining the University of Western Australia, Dr Lee worked as a sessional tutor at Curtin University, and then as a Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice at the University of Tasmania. Since registering as a pharmacist (late 2011), Dr Lee has continued to practice as a community pharmacist. He has taught across a variety of subject areas, including research methods, pathophysiology, extemporaneous compounding, and has extensive experience in teaching pharmacy practice at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Dr Lee's teaching and research interests are supported by his PhD research on consumers' online health information-seeking behaviours, his honours research on the use of electronic portfolios to support authentic assessments for pharmacy students, and his experiences with creating/co-creating various social media channels for health professionals and students.

Qualifications

BPharm(Hons) PhD MPS

New and Noteworthy

2015 WA Young Pharmacist of the Year

Current projects

Dr Lee is currently supervising a PhD student on the following topic: Health Information Overload in Consumers with Chronic Health Conditions

Research interests

Health Information Overload;

Health Information-Seeking Behaviour;

Health Literacy;

Patient Education;

Health Professional Student Education;

Simulation in Health Education;

Pharmacy Practice;

eHealth

Roles and responsibilities

Unit Coordination: PHCY5603 Advanced Pharmacotherapy, PHCY5606 Foundations of Primary Care

Stream Coordination: Pharmacy Practice

Committee Chair: School of Allied Health Learning and Teaching Committee, Division of Pharmacy Learning and Teaching Committee, Division of Pharmacy Board of Examiners

Teaching expertise: Pharmacy Practice and Research Methods

Teaching overview

PHCY5603 Advanced Pharmacotherapy (Unit Coordinator);

PHCY5606 Foundations of Primary Care (Unit Coordinator);

PHCY5609 Current Developments in Nutrition, Health and Biotechnology;

PHCY5612 Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacotherapy 2

Memberships

Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA)

Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE)

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA)

Pharmaceutical Society of Western Australia Inc. (PSWA)

Pharmaceutical Defence Limited (PDL)

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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 119 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Review article

Adherence assessment practices in haemodialysis settings: a qualitative exploration of nurses and pharmacists' perspectives

Ghimire, S., Lee, K., Jose, M. D., Castelino, R. L. & Zaidi, S. T. R., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 28, 11-12, p. 2197-2205 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmacists
Renal Dialysis
Nurses
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Patient Compliance
Atrial Fibrillation
Neoplasms
Health Behavior
Patient Participation
Early Detection of Cancer
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adherence to Oral Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation: An Australian Survey

Obamiro, K. O., Chalmers, L., Lee, K., Bereznicki, B. J. & Bereznicki, L. R., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. p. e13072

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticoagulants
Atrial Fibrillation
Medication Adherence
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Anticoagulation knowledge in patients with atrial fibrillation: An Australian survey

Obamiro, K. O., Chalmers, L., Lee, K., Bereznicki, B. J. & Bereznicki, L. R. E., Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Clinical Practice. 72, 3, e13072.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anticoagulants
Atrial Fibrillation
Warfarin
Therapeutics
Surveys and Questionnaires

Simulation and Feedback in Health Education: A Mixed Methods Study Comparing Three Simulation Modalities

Tait, L., Lee, K., Rasiah, R., Cooper, J., Ling, T., Geelan, B. & Bindoff, I., Jun 2018, In : Pharmacy. 6, 2, 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health Education
Students
Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy Students