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Pharmacy staff profile

Dr Henry Ndukwe

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
QualificationsBPharm MSc MSc PhD
Research summaryPharmacoepidemiology and health outcomes research; health and economic evaluation using administrative datasets
  • International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA)
  • Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT)


  • Pharmacoepidemiology and health outcomes research; health and economic evaluation using administrative datasets
  • Psychotropic medicine utilisation and adverse health outcomes
  • Pharmacoepidemiological studies in older people

Additional details

Henry Ndukwe has had eight years of lecturing experience in Clinical Pharmacy, University of Jos, Nigeria, and was also a Clinical Pharmacy Consultant with the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists. As an emerging researcher, his interests are in the area of drug utilisation and pharmacoepidemiology in special populations.


Ndukwe, H. C., & Nishtala, P. S. (2017). Glucose monitoring in new users of second-generation antipsychotics in older people. Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics, 70, 136-140. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2017.01.006

Nishtala, P. S., Ndukwe, H. C., Chyou, T.-y., Salahudeen, M. S., & Narayan, S. W. (2017). An overview of pharmacoepidemiology in New Zealand: Medical databases, registries and research achievements. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1449), 52-61. Retrieved from

Ndukwe, H. C., & Nishtala, P. S. (2016). Temporal trends for donepezil utilization among older people. International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 31(3), 170-175. doi: 10.1097/yic.0000000000000112

Ndukwe, H. C., Wang, T., Tordoff, J. M., Croucher, M. J., & Nishtala, P. S. (2016). Geographic variation in psychotropic drug utilisation among older people in New Zealand. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 35(4), 242-248. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12298

Ndukwe, H. C., Nishtala, P. S., Wang, T., & Tordoff, J. M. (2016). Quality use of antipsychotic medicines in residential aged care facilities in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 8(4), 335-343. doi: 10.1071/HC15054