Professor Jason Roberts is a National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow at The University of Queensland and Consultant Clinical Pharmacist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. He is a Senior Member of the Burns Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre within the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research and is Director of the Centre for Translational Anti-infective Pharmacodynamics in the School of Pharmacy where he is also Chair of the Research Strategies Committee.
Professor Roberts is a clinician–scientist with a strong interest in research and his principal research theme is optimization of antibiotic dosing in the critically ill. He has been invited to present his results at major international conferences in critical care, infectious diseases, pharmacy, nephrology, transplantation and safety.
Professor Roberts has served on the Critical Review Panel for American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines on hospital-acquired pneumonia, healthcare-associated pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia and the Australian Therapeutic Guidelines – Antibiotic. He is the current Chair of the Working Group for Antimicrobial Use in the ICU for the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and an Executive Member of the PK/PD Group within the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Professor Roberts is a Section Editor for the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research (the journal of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia) and an Associate Editor for Pharmacotherapy. He has published over 300 papers and book chapters and has received >$24million in grant funding.