Rural Health Academic Centre: The University of Melbourne


The University of Melbourne’s Rural Health Academic Centre is located in Shepparton, Victoria; with an additional office in Ballarat.

Rural Pharmacy Liaison Officer

Kevin de Vries has been employed as RPLO by The University of Melbourne since July 2013. Kevin is a pharmacist who has lived in regional Victoria for over 15 years, having owned and run a pharmacy in Bendigo for ten years. He has been an active contributor to pharmacy education and professional development throughout his career.
Kevin is based in Bendigo and travels to Ballarat, Shepparton, Benalla and places beyond to deliver the RPLO program
Kevin’s interests are in the health of regional cities and the contributions that pharmacists can make to the health of Australian’s living outside of metropolitan settings.

Contact details

Rural Health Academic Centre
The University of Melbourne
49 Graham Street
Shepparton Victoria 3630
Tel: 03 5823 4500

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