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Megan Nguyen, BS, PharmD


Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration

College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: megannguyen@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-5483 |

Education

Pharm.D.
2000 Western University of Health Sciences

BS Biological Sciences
1995 University of California, Irvine

 

Education Experience

Residency

Infectious Diseases
2002 Huntington Memorial Hospital

Pharmacy Practice
2001 Veterans Administration Palo Alto

 

Work Site

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases
1124 West Carson Street, Torrance,  CA  90502
 

St. Mary Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy
1050 Linden Avenue, Long Beach, CA  90813
 

The clerkship provides students with working as a member of a healthcare team. Students will be expected to participate in daily rounds with the Infectious Diseases Service, attend grand rounds, and provide drug information to other health care professionals.  Students will assist with monitoring drug therapy with an emphasis on applying principles and practices of infectious disease pharmacotherapy.

Research Interest

Infectious diseases pharmacotherapy.

Publication

 Nguyen MH, Eells SJ, Tan J, Sheth CT, Omari B, Flores M, Wang J, Miller LG.  Prospective open-label investigation of the pharmacokinetics of daptomycin during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011;55(6):2449-505
 

Hsu DI, Nguyen M, Nguyen L, Law A, Wong-Beringer A.  A multicentre study to evaluate the impact of timing of caspofungin adminsitration on invasive candidasis in non-immunocompromised adult patients.  J Antimicrob Chemother. 2010 Aug;65(8):1765-70.
 

Megan Nguyen, Donald Hsu. Pharmacy's Role in MRSA Prevention and Treatment. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. May 2009;6(5):14-18.
 

Nguyen M, Chung EP. Telithromycin: the first ketolide antimicrobial. Clin Ther 2005;27(8):1144-63
 

Beringer P, Nguyen M, Hoem N, et al. Absolute bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of linezolid in hospitalized patients given enteral feedings. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2005;49(9)3676-81.