Professor Janie Sheridan

BA, BPharm, RegPharmNZ, MPS(NZ), FRPharmS, PhD

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Addictions (alcohol, other drugs and tobacco)
  • Primary care and the management of substance misuse
  • Brief interventions for substance misuse
  • Healthcare access and young people
  • Medicines sharing
  • Medicinal cannabis 


Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Briatin


Associate Director, Centre for Addiction Research

Areas of expertise

Addictions, primary care, qualitative research, social pharmacy, pharmacy practice, youth health

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Associate Director: Centre for Addiction Reseach
  • Research Director: School of Pharmacy
  • Chair: School of Pharmacy Research Committee
  • Member: FMHS Research Committee

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Barnes, J., Sheridan, J. L., Dong, C. Y., Härmark L, Vohra, S., & Harrison-Woolrych, M. (2020). Evaluation of a Web-Based, 'Purchase Event' Intensive Monitoring Method for Pharmacovigilance of Natural Health Products: Lessons and Insights from Development Work in New Zealand. Drug safety, 43 (10), 981-998. 10.1007/s40264-020-00963-y
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jo Barnes
  • Galea-SInger, S., Newcombe, D. A., Farnsworth-Grodd, V., Sheridan, J., Adams, P., & Walker, N. (2020). Challenges of virtual talking therapies for substance misuse in New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic: an opinion piece. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133 (1515), 104-111. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: David Newcombe, Natalie Walker
  • Towers, A., Szabó Á, Newcombe, D. A. L., Sheridan, J., Moore, A. A., Hyde, M., ... Kowal, P. (2019). Hazardous Drinking Prevalence and Correlates in Older New Zealanders: A Comparison of the AUDIT-C and the CARET. Journal of aging and health, 31 (10), 1770-1789. 10.1177/0898264318794108
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: David Newcombe
  • Szabo, A., Towers, A., Sheridan, J., & Newcombe, D. (2019). Ten-Year Trajectories of Alcohol Consumption in Older Adult New Zealanders. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, online first10.1093/geronb/gbz143
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: David Newcombe
  • Ameratunga, S., Jackson, N., Peiris-John, R., Sheridan, J., Moselen, E., & Clark, T. (2019). New Zealand adolescents' concerns about their alcohol use and access to services: Associations with ethnicity and other factors. Journal of ethnicity in substance abuse, 18 (4), 634-653. 10.1080/15332640.2018.1428710
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shanthi Ameratunga, Roshini Peiris-John, Terryann Clark
  • Towers, A., McMenamin, J., Newcombe, D., Sheridan, J., & White, G. (2019). Older New Zealanders: addressing an emerging population of hazardous drinkers. The New Zealand medical journal, 132 (1499), 8-10.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: David Newcombe
  • Jeong, S. H., Sheridan, J., Bullen, C., Newcombe, D., Walker, N., & Tingle, M. (2019). Ascending single dose pharmacokinetics of cytisine in healthy adult smokers. Xenobiotica10.1080/00498254.2018.1557760
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: David Newcombe, Soo Hee Jeong, Malcolm Tingle, Chris Bullen, Natalie Walker
  • Beyene, K., Aspden, T., & Sheridan, J. (2019). Prevalence and predictors of medicine saving and future prescription medicine sharing: findings from a New Zealand online survey. The International journal of pharmacy practice, 27 (2), 166-174. 10.1111/ijpp.12480
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kebede Beyene, Trudi Aspden


Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 505 - Bldg 505
Level 3, Room 327B
New Zealand

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