Dr Minyon Avent is a Specialist Clinical Research Pharmacist at The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) as well as an Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacist at the School of Public Health, The University of Queensland. She is also a lecturer in the Postgraduate Studies and Professional Development Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne. 

Dr Avent obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, United States of America.  She is the author of a number of peer-reviewed publications and has been invited to present her results at national and international conferences. 

Her research interests include the optimization of antibiotic dosing and appropriate use of antimicrobials.