Faculty & Staff bios

Micah Hata, PharmD

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration

College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: mhata@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-706-3528


2007 Westernu University of Health Sciences

Dr. Micah Hata received his Pharm.D. from Western University, College of Pharmacy. He completed
his residency in community pharmacy practice at Western University,College of Pharmacy.

Professional Experience

Dr. Hata has been actively involved in educating seniors on the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit.

Work Site

Colonial Pharmacy
1326 South Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 447-3591

Yucaipa Valley Pharmacy
33490 Oak Glen Rd. #D
Yucaipa, CA 92399
(909) 790-2911

This Community Pharmacy Clerkship focuses on pharmaceutical care, rather than dispensing. Through
this rotation, students will experience providing Medication Therapy Management services such as
drug therapy assessment,pharmacokinetic dosing, disease state management, and patient education.
Students will learn to assess patients, analyze drug therapies, document progress notes, and prepare
written consults. Students will also learn methods of billing in order to obtain reimbursement
for such services.

Research Interest

His areas of academic and research interest include preventative medicine and the implementation
of medication therapy management services within the community pharmacy setting.


Hata M, Klotz R, Law A, Shimomura S. Developing a Business and Research Model for the Implementation of Medication Therapy Management Services in Community Pharmacy: a Demonstration Project; APhA Annual Meeting (116), San Diego, CA, 2008.

Hata M, Klotz R, Law A. Direct Patient Care Services in Community Pharmacy; Western States Conference Platform presentation (C1), Asilomar, CA, 2008.