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Hyma Gogineni, MS, PharmD, TTS

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administration

College of Pharmacy

E-Mail: hgogineni@westernu.edu

Phone: (909) 469-8654


MS Biotechnology 1992 Gulbarga University, India

PharmD 2000 Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI


Tobacco Treatment Specialist Pharmacy-Based Lipid Management Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Delivering Medication Therapy Management in Community Pharmaceutical Care for Patients with Diabetes

Professional Experience

APhA and CPhA Diabetes trainer APhA and CPhA Immunization trainer Tobacco Treatment Consultant for community and hospital pharmacies

Work Site

VA Loma Linda Healthcare System 11201 Benton Street Loma Linda, CA 92354 (909) 825-7084

The ambulatory care rotation is designed for student pharmacists to practice their skills that are learned during the didactic courses and introductory pharmacy practice experiences. Pharmacy students will have an opportunity to closely work with a multidisciplinary team in assessing patient drug regimen for appropriate medication usage, minimizing adverse drug events and maximizing the patient outcomes. Students will be part of the daily grand rounds, weekly presentation, journal clubs, new drug presentations, in-services, research, patient monitoring. Students will also participate in the additional projects based on the need. Students will be assessed several times during the rotation.

Research Interest

Her areas of research interest include Tobacco Dependence Treatment, Teaching styles, Patient outcomes, Gastrointestinal and Liver disorders. She is currently working on the Tobacco Dependence Treatment and the smoking cessation rates in Liver Transplant patients.


ACCP Member ACPE Member APhA Member CPhA Member SRNT Member


Member of the Admissions Committee Member of the Experiential Education Committee


She worked as a community, hospital and clinical pharmacist for the past twelve years and was the Director of Experiential Education at Loma Linda School of Pharmacy. She taught number of courses at Loma Linda including Self-care, MTM, Medicare Part D, IPPE and APPE reflections. Her primary clinical focus is Hepatitis C treatment and tobacco dependence treatment. She assisted patients in helping them to quit smoking and stay quit at 6 month follow-up with a 50% success rate at her previous clinic in Loma Linda Liver Transplant. She is currently facilitating Block 6210 and will be teaching in other blocks.