Associate Professor Kingsley Coulthard has been Director of Pharmacy at the Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital since 1983. He is committed to the area of medication safety and quality use of medicines and is very active in promoting this field. He has extensive experience in teaching and research of therapeutics in children. His major research interest is in cystic fibrosis and respiratory disease.
He is a member of the Australian Health Minister’s Advisory Council (AHMAC) working group on access to medicines for children and a member of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing Paediatrics Medicines Advisory Group.