Faculty & Staff bios

Mark Nguyen, BA, PharmD

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration

College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: mnguyen3@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-706-3537


2005 Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Science

2001 California State University, Long Beach


Education Experience


Critical Care
2006-07 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Pharmacy Practice
2005-06 VA Maryland Health Care System



2007 Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties

Work Site

St. Mary Medical Center
1050 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813

Research Interest

Dr. Nguyen's research interests are in the areas of acute care and critical care.


Nguyen HM, Pon D. Off-label use of Dexmedetomidine for the treatment of delirium in the intensive care unit. P&T 2016; 41(10): 642-44.

Cho E, Chan H, Nguyen HM, Shayani S, Nakamura R, Pon D. Management of Drug Interaction between Posaconazole and Sirolimus in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients. Pharmacotherapy. 2015;35:578-85.

Tanios MA, Epstein S, Nguyen HM, Hyunsoon P, Leo J. The influence of sedation on uplanned extubation in a mixed intensive care unit. American Journal of Critical Care. 2014;23:306-14.

Omar S. Darwish, DO, Sarah Strube, DO, Nguyen HM, Tanios MA. Challenges of anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in patients with severe sepsis. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2013;47:1266-1271.

Cheng JW, Merl Y, Nguyen H. Effect of Nesiritide on Renal Function: a Retrospective Review. Curr Med Res Opin. 2005 Nov; 21 (11): 1851-63.

Cheng JW, Merl Y, Nguyen H, et al. Nesiritide Utilization Evaluation in a University Teaching Hospital. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics 2005; 30: 447-453.