Orin Chisholm is the Program Director and Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Medicine in the School of Medical Sciences at UNSW, a position she has held since late 2012.
Orin is a member of the Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee which provides advice to the Gene Technology Regulator and the OGTR.
She has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, which has equipped her to embed practical, current and innovative education in pharmaceutical medicine in her role as program director. She has worked predominanty in regulatory affairs in both large multinational pharmaceutical and smaller biotechnology companies in Australia. She has particular expertise in the registration of biotechnology products for oncology indications. She has recently contributed her expertise in global regulatory affairs to the soon to be released new text on international regulatory affairs published by RAPS.
Orin also has a strong academic background in the molecular biology of haemopoiesis and oncology and she has teaching qualifications in higher education.
Orin is a member of ARCS, ASCEPT, DIA, RAPS, TOPRA and HERDSA.
Personalised Medicine MOOC
Current Research Interests
1. Regulatory science and Pharmaceutical Medicine
2. The scholarship of learning and teaching in pharmaceutical medicine, personalised medicine and cancer therapeutics
Students interested in ILP, Honours or PhD projects in these areas, please contact Orin directly to discuss.
Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science
International Presentations on Pharmaceutical Medicine
2015: Online Training for Medical Affairs Professionals in China, presented at The China Medical Affairs Summit, Shanghai, China.
International Education programs
2015: Pharmaceutical Medicine Training Program for Ministry of Health officials and leading Pharmacology Professors from several universities in Kazakhstan
- SOMS Teaching Committee 2012-present
- MedTELT Committee 2012-present
- Medicine Faculty Education Committee 2015-present
UNSW Australia, Learning to Teach Online, Oct 2014
successfully completed with Distinction an 8 week online non-credit course authorized by UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales) and offered through Coursera.
Course record: https://www.coursera.org/records/6uNjBqW7pJA5MhGc