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Donald Hsu, PharmD

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration

College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: dhsu@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-5247


Pharm.D. 2003
Western University of Health Sciences

Education Experience


Pharmacy Practice
2004 University of Southern California

Infectious Diseases
2005 University of Southern California


Work Site

St. Joseph Hospital
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92863-5600

The medicine clerkship is designed to provide various clinical experiences necessary to prepare students to become entry level practitioners. The students will be involved in direct patient care activities in an inpatient setting and will have opportunities to work with other health care professionals. The students are expected to serve as an integral member of the multidisciplinary health care team to provide drug therapy to patients.

Research Interest

Dr. Hsu's clinical and research interests are in the area of infectious diseases.


Wong SF, Lindgren T, Hsu DI, Tran G. Low dose gemcitabine plus cisplatin in previously treated, relapsed Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Am J Hemat 2003; 73: 298.

Hsu DI, Murthy R, Okamoto M, Wong-Beringer A. Fluoroquinolone-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: risk factors for acquisition and associated outcomes. J Antimicrob Chemother 2005; 55(4): 535-41

Beringer P, Huyng K, Kriengkauykiat J, Bi L, Hoem N, Louie S, Han E, Nguyen T, Hsu DI, et al. Absolute Bioavailability and Intracellular Pharmacokinetics of Azithromycin in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2005 49: 5013-5017