Professor John Patrick Shaw

BSc (Hons), PGDipClinPharm, PhD

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Extension of Prescribing Authority to Pharmacists and Other Health Professionals 
  • Post-Rescheduling Surveillance of Pharmacist-Only Medicines 
  • Evaluation of Novel Cognitive Pharmacy Services, e.g. Medication Review, Pharmaceutical Care, Emergency Contraceptive Provision 
  • Quality-of-Life Evaluation in Pharmaceutical Care 
  • Consumer Perceptions of Pharmaceutical Services 
  • Pharmacy Education and Multidisciplinary Learning 
  • Consumer Self-Medication Practices 
  • Direct-to-Consumer Advertising (DTCA) of Pharmaceuticals

Teaching | Current

PHARMACY 410 Research Dissertation. PHARMACY 101 Pharmacy Practice 1 NURSING 785 Pharmacotherapeutics

Postgraduate supervision

PhD: Christopher Leung, Co-supervisor


Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) 2012.

Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand, 2003.

Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, 2001.

Areas of expertise

Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Chair, School of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Jin, Y., Wu, Z., Li, C., Zhou, W., Shaw, J. P., Baguley, B. C., ... Zhang, W. (2018). Optimization of Weight Ratio for DSPE-PEG/TPGS Hybrid Micelles to Improve Drug Retention and Tumor Penetration. Pharmaceutical research, 35 (1)10.1007/s11095-017-2340-y
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Zimei Wu, Bruce Baguley
  • Lm, A. G., North, N., & Shaw, J. (2017). Beginners in prescribing practice: Experiences and perceptions of nurses and doctors. Journal of clinical nursing10.1111/jocn.14136
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicola North, Gigi Lim
  • Lim, A. G., North, N., & Shaw, J. (2017). Navigating professional and prescribing boundaries: Implementing nurse prescribing in New Zealand. Nurse education in practice, 27, 1-6. 10.1016/j.nepr.2017.08.009
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Gigi Lim, Nicola North
  • Zhang, W., Baguley, B. C., Shaw, J. P., Li, C., Liu, J., & Wu, Z. (2017). Strategies to improve Asulacrine retention within liposomes with DPPG and loading by glutathione gradient. Journal of Controlled Release. 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.03.287
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Zimei Wu, Bruce Baguley
  • Al-Kassas, R., Bansal, M., & Shaw, J. (2017). Nanosizing techniques for improving bioavailability of drugs. Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 260, 202-212. 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.06.003
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Raida Al-Kassas
  • Zhang, W., Li, C., Baguley, B. C., Zhou, F., Zhou, W., Shaw, J. P., ... Liu, J. (2016). Optimization of the formation of embedded multicellular spheroids of MCF-7 cells: How to reliably produce a biomimetic 3D model. Analytical biochemistry, 515, 47-54. 10.1016/j.ab.2016.10.004
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Bruce Baguley, Zimei Wu
  • Curley, L. E., Moody, J., Gobarani, R., Aspden, T., Jensen, M., McDonald, M., ... Sheridan, J. (2016). Is there potential for the future provision of triage services in community pharmacy?. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, 9 (1).10.1186/s40545-016-0080-8
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Maree-Ann Jensen, Trudi Aspden, Janie Sheridan, Louise Curley
  • Shaw, J., Harrison, J., & Harrison, J. E. (2016). Evaluation of the Community Pharmacist-led Anticoagulation Management Service (CPAMS) Pilot Program in New Zealand. Economic Evaluation of Pharmacy Services (pp. 159-181). 10.1016/B978-0-12-803659-4.00007-2
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jeff Harrison