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Timothy V. Nguyen

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Full-timeAdjunct Pharmacology Professor, Division of Physician Assistant Studies

B.S., Rutgers University, College of PharmacyPharm.D., University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Description

Dr Timothy Nguyen is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at LIU Pharmacy. He became a certified consultant pharmacist in 2006 and a Board Certified pharmacotherapy specialist in 2011.

Dr. Nguyen has extensive experience in nephrology and dialysis pharmacy, and teaches advanced pharmacology for the graduate division at Saint Peter's University. He was a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutic (P&T) Committee, the Nephrology Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program and the Renal Rehab Taskforce Committee, and served as editor of the HNH's Hemodialysis Newsletter.

He has published multiple papers related to nephrology pharmacy in both nephrology and pharmacy journals. He is the editor for the NJPhA Student Practitioner Newsletter and currently serves on the Editorial Board for The Journal for Nurses Practitioner. Dr. Nguyen practices at The Mount Sinai Medical Center's Mount Sinai Kidney Center and serves on nephrology and hospital committees.  He hopes to continue advancing the nephrology pharmacy profession through more research in nephrology and dialysis pharmacy in the areas of anemia, mineral and bone disorders, medication-related problems and chronic kidney disease. 

Dr. Nguyen is also the founding adviser to the College's chapter of the AMSCOP-NJPhA (New Jersey Pharmacist Association) Student Chapter.

Specialties

Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Nephrology and Dialysis Pharmacy

Publications

Editor et al., NJPhA Student Practitioner Newsletter
Co-author, "Elevated liver enzymes resulting from an interaction between Raltegravir and Panax ginseng: a case report and brief review," published inDrug Metabolism and Drug Interaction
Co-author, "Atrial Fibrillation: Focus on Anticoagulant Pharmacotherapy," published inThe Journal for Nurse Practitioners
Co-author, "Avcase-based approach to evaluating and assessing dabigatran drug interactions,"published in Consultant Pharmacist
Co-author, "Phosphorous: Consequences and Management," published inThe Journal for Nurse Practitioners
Co-author, "Prescriber's Guides to Antiplatelet Therapy," published in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
Co-author, "The Older Adult Patients and Kidney Function," published in Consultant Pharmacist
Co-author, "Implications of reduction in hemoglobin target in ESA-treated hemodialysis patients," published in Nephron Extra
Co-author, "Establishing Maintenance Doses of IV Iron in Anemia Management to Improve Patient Outcomes,"Nephrology Nursing Journal
Co-author, "The Consultant Pharmacist Provides Consultation and Recommendations for Medical Patient," published in Consultant Pharmacist
Co-author, "Roles of Intravenous Iron Therapy in Various Patient Settings," published in Journal of Pharmacy Technology
Author, "Practical Assessment Tools for Identifying Kidney Disease for Practicing Pharmacist," published in U.S. Pharmacist Journal
Author, "Profiles of Serum Ferritin and Transferrin Saturation Levels Following Administration of Two IV Iron Formulations to Hemodialysis Patients, published in American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
Co-author, "Caring for Chronic Kidney Disease Patient: Focus on Mineral and Bone Disorders," published in Consultant Pharmacist
Author, "The Consultant Pharmacist's Role in Dialysis," published in Consultant Pharmacist
Author, Anemia Management in Adult Chronic Hemodialysis Patients Using Darbepoetin Alfa Protocol," published in Dialysis and Transplantation
Author, "Intravenous Iron Requirement in Adult Hemodialysis Patients," published in Dialysis and Transplantation
Co-author, "Standardized doses of epoetin alfa for hemodialysis patients," American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
Co-author, "Establishing an Alteplase Dosing Protocol for Hemodialysis-Catheter Thrombosis," published in American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
Author, "Oral Ascorbic Acid as Adjuvant to Epoetin Alfa in Hemodialysis Patients with Hyperferritinemia," published in American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy

Lectures and Presentations

  • Presenter, "Pharmacotherapy Assessment: Medications that Affect the Cardiovascular-Renal Systems", Annual Meeting, Pakistani American Pharmaceutical Association (2012)
  • Presenter, "Pain Management in CKD and Dialysis," American Nephrology Nursing Association (2012)
  • Presenter, "Pharmacology Review-Kidney Function: Assessment, PPI, ACEI, NSAIDs and Opioids", New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacist (2012)
  • Presenter, "Pharmacology Review & Clinical Assessment Tools for Practicing Pharmacists," Mount Sinai Medical Center & New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (2010)
  • Presenter, "Pharmacology in Renal Disease," American Nephrology Nursing Association (2011)
  • Presenter, "Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Know the risks associated with NSAID use," Annual Medication Safety Symposium, Holy Name Medical Center (2009)
  • Presenter, "Expanding Your Consulting Pharmacy Service to Dialysis Facilities," Annual Meeting, American Society of Consultant Pharmacist (2007)
  • Presenter, "Protecting the Beans: Nephrotoxicity and Medications," Annual Meeting, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (2007
  • Presenter, "Pharmacy Operation in a Hospital-Based Dialysis Clinic Structure," Hoffman-La Roche's Renal Specialist Session (2007)
  • Presenter, "Dialysis 101: The Consultant Pharmacist's Role in Dialysis," Annual Meeting, American Society of Consultant Pharmacist (2006)
  • Presenter, "How to Effectively Implement Anemia Management in Hemodialysis Using Darbepoetin Alfa (Aranesp®) with Reduce Spending & Increase Reimbursement?" Colquit Regional Dialysis Center, Archibold Hospital, Crisp Regional Hospital (2005)

Honors/Awards

Nominated, LIU 2010's 22nd for Excellence in Teaching
Best poster presentation. Nursing Evidence-Based Research Consortium (2009)
Awarded the first Holy Name Hospital's Deane Penn, MD Innovation Award (2007)
Nominated, "The Pharmacist Practitioner Award of The Year," New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacist (2005).

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
Member, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
Member, Nephrology Practice and Research Network (PRN)
Member, American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP)
Member, New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NJSHP)
Member, Renal Pharmacist Network (RPN)
Member, New Jersey Pharmacist Association
Member, Joint Board for Certified Consultant Pharmacist
Member, American Society of Consultant Pharmacist (ASCP)
Member, American Pharmacist Association (APhA)

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