Pharmaceutical Medicine Programs

Pharmaceutical Medicine Programs

About the team - UNSW Pharmaceutical Medicine

Orin Chisholm

Dr Orin Chisholm

BSc (Hons) GCULT PhD

Program Authority and Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Australia

Orin followed a research and academic pathway for several years following her doctoral studies, undertaking research appointments at leading medical research institutes in New York, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney. Her research focussed on a molecular understanding of haemopoiesis. She also developed expertise in undergraduate teaching in the areas of biochemistry, molecular genetics, immunology and biotechnology.

Orin has worked in the pharmaceutical industry, predominantly in the area of Regulatory Affairs, where she has over 12 years’ experience. She has worked in both large pharmaceutical and smaller biotechnology companies in Australia and has expertise in the registration of small molecule and biotechnology products, particularly in the area of oncology. She also worked at Medicines Australia as their scientific manager during the initial consultation period for ANZTPA. She lectured from 2005-2012 at the University of Sydney in their Molecular Biotechnology program on the regulation of biotechnology products in Australia. Orin is a member of ARCS, ASCEPT, DIA and RAPS. Her current research interests lie in the areas of regulatory science and education.




Ms Nancy Tran

Program Administrator, Pharmaceutical Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Australia