Emeritus 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)

  • Zhang, W., Li, C., Jin, Y., Liu, X., Wang, Z., Shaw, J. P., ... Liu, J. (2018). Multiseed liposomal drug delivery system using micelle gradient as driving force to improve amphiphilic drug retention and its anti-tumor efficacy. Drug delivery, 25 (1), 611-622. 10.1080/10717544.2018.1440669
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42405
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Zimei Wu
  • Lim, A. G., North, N., & Shaw, J. (2018). Beginners in prescribing practice: Experiences and perceptions of nurses and doctors. Journal of clinical nursing, 27 (5-6), 1103-1112. 10.1111/jocn.14136
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicola North, Gigi Lim
  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42358
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Zimei Wu
  • 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
  • Al-Kassas, R., Bansal, M., & Shaw, J. (2017). Nanosizing techniques for improving bioavailability of drugs. Journal of Controlled Release, 260, 202-212. 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.06.003
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mahima Bansal
  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39535
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Zimei Wu
  • Shaw, J., Harrison, J., & Harrison, J. E. (2017). Evaluation of the Community Pharmacist-led Anticoagulation Management Service (CPAMS) Pilot Program in New Zealand. In Z. U. D. Barar (Ed.) (pp. 159-181). ELSEVIER ACADEMIC PRESS INC.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jeff Harrison
  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42827
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Zimei Wu

Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level D, Room D02
New Zealand