As a second-generation compounding pharmacist Chris Testa is highly respected as a leading educator in topical anaesthetics and compounding formulations.

He is also recognised an a highly respected educator and in collaboration with APAN Chris developed the only online Safe Use of Topical Anaesthetic Course providing valuable education for dermal therapists and cosmetic tattooists whose treatments require pain-management that also comply with regulatory restrictions.

Chris is also the owner of Tugun Compounding Pharmacy. As the business evolved, Chris established a purpose-built compounding facility, comprising three laboratories, as well as administrative, training, and research and development facilities. Since its establishment, the facility has undergone several major upgrades to incorporate growth and technological advances.

Practitioners both in aesthetics and cosmetic medicine seek his advice and knowledge and he is a regular lecturer at the conference and educational program including a valuable contributor to APAN conferences and workshops.  We are grateful to have him as an esteemed member of our Academic/Scientific Division of the NAC.