Hana Morrisey

BPharm, PhD, GCAHM, GDMentHlthSc(CMH), GradCertWoundCare, DipHospPharmAdmin, FACP, AACPA.

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy

Hana Morrissey is a senior lecturer at Charles Darwin University, school of Psychological and Clinical sciences. She is a highly qualified registered clinical pharmacist, accredited by the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacists and a fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy Practice. She has extensive military and civilian management experience and has been registered as a pharmacist in Australia since 1991. Hana completed Bachelor of Pharmacy at Tanta University, Egypt, and completed a PhD in 2014 at Charles Darwin University.

Hana has number of post graduate diplomas in Primary Pharmacy Care and also Pharmacotherapeutics, practice certificates in allergy, diabetes, asthma, dermatology, nutrition, eye care, men’s health, geriatrics, sports medicine, medication management, cardiovascular, mental health and women’s health from the Australian Collage of Pharmacy Practice. She also has post graduate diplomas in hospital pharmacy administration and management (Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia), wound care (Monash University), mental health and the community (Monash University) and agriculture health and medicine (Deakin University). She has practice certificate in emergency disaster response (University of Queensland) and smoking cessation and nicotine dependence (UNSW and Pfizer). She is accredited for home medication management review and is mental health instructor for adults, youth and tertiary students.

Prior to her employment at CDU, Hana was a lecturer at Charles Sturt University. After 20 years in the Australian Regular Army she moved to the Active Reserve. She also was the chief pharmacist in Justice Health NSW, chief pharmacists in 1st Field Hospital NSW, officer commanding and contract manager in Defence National Storage and Distribution Centre – Medical and Dental NSW, staff officer for Health Logistics in Headquarters Joint Operation Command NSW. She worked as a pharmacist in Campbelltown Hospital NSW, Hampstead centre and Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA. She owned her pharmacy in Roxby Downs Pharmacy, Roxby Downs, SA.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Society NSW
  • Member of the Australian College of Pharmacy Practice ACT
  • Member of the Society of the Hospital Pharmacists of Australia VIC
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy Practice ACT
  • Member of the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacists
  • Member of the Federation of International Pharmacists
  • Member of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association


Elmes NJ, Bennett SM, Abdalla H (Morrissey H), Carthew TL and Edstein MD, (2006). Lack of sex effect on the pharmacokinetics of primaquine. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 2006; 74(6): 951-952

Abdalla H. (Morrissey H) and Ball, P. (2010). Empowering patient minority populations - vision and innovation in practice, International Pharmacy Journal; 2010; 26(1): 6-11

Flavel, D., Grey, L., Morrissey, H., Ball, P.A., Two examples of Student Placement Tasks: Drug Use Evaluations.  Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, 2012;42(2)121-124

Ball, P. and Morrissey, H (2013). Reflection on clinical placements: should they be longer. The Australian Pharmacists, 2013;32(2)26-27

Ball, P.A., Morrissey, H. Pilotto, L.S.J. (2013). Anticholinergic burden assessed using electronic records in Australian general practice. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research 2013;43(3):202-206

Morrissey, H. (2013). Charles Sturt University Initiative: Mental Health First Aid for Final Year Pharmacy Students. Report, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia webpage, at: http://www.shpa.org.au/lib/pdf/grants/Hana_Morrissey_report_feb2013.pdf

Morrissey, H (2013). Going Outback. Script, Charles Sturt Pharmacy Foundation Magazine, 2012/13 edition:11-12

Morrissey, H., Cotton, J., Ball, P.A., Q-fever and Australian farmers: is the health system paying enough attention? A literature review. Australian Journal of Pharmacy 2014;95:64-67.

Morrissey, H., Ball, P.A., Pharmacy subjects’ development. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2014 in press, published online, available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2014.05.016

Morrissey, H., Ball, P.A., Jackson D.M., Pilotto, L.S.J., Use of chronic disease management algorithms in Australian community pharmacies. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2014, in press published online, available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.06.002

Morrissey, H., Ball, P.A., Jackson, D.M., Pilotto, L.S.J. Community Pharmacists’ Intervention: How a 6-episode of one-on-one intervention changed patient’s attitudes towards their medication and disease self-management.  International Journal of Pharmacy 2014;4(4):5-13. ISSN 2249-1848

Morrissey, H., Blood Pressure Testing. Australian Pharmacist 2014; October: 48-51 ISSN0728-4632

Morrissey, H., Ball, P.A., Medication errors: Medication Orders with Error-Prone Abbreviations. Nursing and Care 2014;3(5): http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-1168.1000196

Morrissey, H., Ball, P.A., First year pharmacy students’ health services experience at the top-end of Australia. Australian Journal of Pharmacy 2014; 95:70-75.

Hana Morrisey


T: 08 8946 6889
E: hana.morrissey@cdu.edu.au
F: 08 8946 6847

School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences
Building Yellow 3.1.22
Charles Darwin University
Darwin NT 0909