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					Catherine Irene Wilkinson
email: wilkic01@student.uwa.edu.au

EDUCATION

2005 -              Commencement of PhD (Pharmacology)
                    “The use of oral fluid for therapeutic drug monitoring in
                    methadone maintenance”
                    University of Western Australia
                    Supervisors: Professor Kenneth F. Ilett (School of Medicine and
                    Pharmacology, University of Western Australia)
                    Dr. Kyle R. Dyer (School of Medicine and Pharmacology,
                    University of Western Australia)
                    Dr. Kim Wolff (National Addiction Centre, King’s College,
                    London)
                    A/Prof David Joyce (School of Medicine and Pharmacology,
                    University of Western Australia)

2004 -              Commencement of Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery
                    University of Western Australia
                    Anticipated completion November 2010

2000– 2003          Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmacology
                    University of Western Australia
                     Thesis: “The use of saliva for therapeutic drug monitoring in
                     methadone maintenance”

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2009-           Casual Lecturer
                School of Pharmacy (Biomedical Sciences)
                Lecturing drug and alcohol dependence, mechanisms of action for
                opioids and amphetamines (Final year Pharmacy students)

2008-           Phlebotomist
                Sonic Health Care – Clinipath Pathology
                Perth, Western Australia
                Phlebotomy and pathology specimen collection from adults and
                children

2007-2009       First Aid/Physiotherapy assistant
                Mr Andrew Thompson (Kingsley Physiotherapy)
                Kingway Netball Centre
                 First aid and preventative physiotherapy for junior and senior netball
                 players for graded competition.

2007-            Personal Tutor
                 School of Indigenous Studies
                 University of Western Australia
                 Personal tutor for Level I-III MBBS students for physiology, anatomy
                 and research methodology

2006-            Laboratory Demonstrator and Tutoring
                 University of Western Australia
                 School of Physiology
                 Laboratory demonstration and tutoring for Normal Systems 100.
                 (Level I MBBS students in cardiovascular/respiratory physiology)
                 Laboratory demonstration and tutoring for Pharmacology 300
                 (Level III MBBS students in pharmacokinetics)
                 Laboratory demonstration and tutoring in Cells, Genes and Molecules
                 (Level I MBBS students in fundamental physiology)

2004             Research Officer
                 Next Step Specialist Drug and Alcohol Services
                 Perth Western Australia

                 Coordination of sample collection, laboratory analysis/confirmation of
                 biological samples, and statistical analysis for the project
                 ‘Accuracy of Cozart Rapiscan for rapid point of collection drug testing
                 in saliva’

REFEREES:

Dr Kyle Dyer, Senior Lecturer
Pharmacology and Anaesthesiology Unit
School of Medicine and Pharmacology
M Block (M510)
The University of Western Australia
Ph 9346 2987

Ms Stephanie Ellis, RN
Next Step Specialist Drug and Alcohol Services
32 Moore Street East Perth
Ph 9219 1919

PUBLICATIONS

Dyer, K and Wilkinson, C (2008) The detection of illicit drugs in oral fluid: another
potential strategy to reduce illicit drug-related harm Drug and Alcohol Review 27 99-107.
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

Wilkinson, C., Dyer, K., Mitchell, T., Ilett, K. (2007) Saliva as a matrix for detecting
illicit drug use: The validity of benchtop immunoassay screening. 10th International
Congress of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Clinical Toxicology, Nice, France, 10-15
September 2007.

Wilkinson, C., Dyer, K., Mitchell, T., Ilett, K. (2007). Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in
methadone maintenance patients: Are saliva methadone levels useful? 10th International
Congress of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring & Clinical Toxicology, Nice, France, 10-15
September 2007

Wilkinson, C., Dyer, K., Mitchell, T., Ilett, K. (2007). Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in
methadone maintenance patients: Are saliva methadone levels useful? Working Out What
Works 2007 Symposium 16th Western Australian Drug & Alcohol Symposium,
Fremantle, WA 18-19 September 2007

Mitchell TB, Strang J, Mayet S., Lintzeris N, Spofforth N, Dyer K, Wolff K., Wilkinson
C (2006) The consequences of injecting methadone: controlled studies of treatment and
simulated abuse settings. Oral presentation at the combined Australian Professional
Society on Alcohol & Other Drugs (APSAD), Cairns, November 6-8, 2006.

Wilkinson C, Dyer K, Mitchell TB, Ilett KF, Wolff K (2006) A comparison of (R,S)-
methadone concentrations in oral fluid and plasma resulting from oral, intravenous and
intramuscular routes of administration. Poster presented at the Australian Professional
Society on Alcohol & Other Drugs (APSAD), Cairns, November 6-8, 2006.

Wilkinson, C., Dyer, K., Ilett, K., Page-Sharpe, M (2004) The accuracy of on-site saliva
drug testing devices in a drug treatment population and the relationship with self-reported
drug use. Poster presented at the combined Australian Professional Society on Alcohol &
Other Drugs (APSAD), Perth, November 15-17, 2004

Dyer, KR., Luther, R., Wilkinson, C., Page-Sharpe, M., Ilett, K. (2004) The relationship
between (R)- and (S)-methadone concentrations in saliva and plasma and therapeutic
response. Poster presented at the combined Australian Professional Society on Alcohol &
Other Drugs (APSAD), Perth, November 15-17, 2004

Dyer, KR., Lam, V., Wilkinson, C., Page-Sharpe, M., Ilett, K. (2004) Methamphetamine
concentration in saliva and plasma, and the relationship with observed drug effects.
Poster presented at the combined Australian Professional Society on Alcohol & Other
Drugs (APSAD), Perth, November 15-17, 2004

Dyer, K.R., Taylor, H., Ilett, K., Wilkinson, C. (2003) Saliva, a novel matrix for
identifying methamphetamine and cannabis use among dependent patients. Paper
presented at the combined Australian Professional Society on Alcohol & Other Drugs
(APSAD) and National Methadone Conference, Brisbane, November 16-19, 2003

Dyer, K.R., Wilkinson, C., Ilett, K., Taylor, H., Page-Sharpe-M. (2003) The use of saliva
for therapeutic drug monitoring in methadone maintenance. Poster presented at the
combined Australian Professional Society on Alcohol & Other Drugs (APSAD) and
National Methadone Conference, Brisbane, November 16-19, 2003

PRESENTATIONS
Wilkinson, C “Saliva for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Methadone Maintenance, An
Update” Seminar presented at NextStep, March 16, 2005

Wilkinson, C “Therapeutic drug monitoring in methadone maintenance patients: Are
saliva methadone levels useful?” Seminar presented at National Addiction Centre,
Institute of Psychiatry, February 10, 2005

Wilkinson C “Detection of drugs in saliva” Invited speaker for “Using biological samples
for forensic and toxicological detection or organic and inorganic substances; Workshop
for Forensic Science Undergraduates”, Murdoch University, November 2, 2004

Wilkinson, C “Saliva Testing, An Update” Training Workshop, NextStep, September 12,
2004

Wilkinson C “Detection of methamphetamine, THC and methadone in saliva” Training
Workshop, NextStep, April 14, 2004

Wilkinson C “The use of saliva for therapeutic drug monitoring in methadone
maintenance” Seminar presented at PathCentre, Perth, November 17, 2003

				
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