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Elaine Wong

Professor of Pharmacy PracticeInterim Division Chair, Division of Pharmacy Practice

Pharm.D., Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, LIU Pharmacy


Dr. Elaine Wong is a native New Yorker. After earning her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, she pursued a pharmacy practice residency at Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ. Dr. Wong is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and practices as a clinical pharmacist at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. She lectures within the pharmacotherapeutics series, is a preceptor for both introductory and advanced pharmacy practice students, and serves as the faculty advisor for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. Wong is passionate about teaching, and strives to create a positive learning experience for her students.


Internal medicine

Research Interests: Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Academia


Wong E, Trustman N, Yalong A., HIV pharmacotherapy: a review of integrase inhibitors, JAAPA. [In Press]

Goldberg T, Wong E., Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder:  A new inhaled insulin for the management of type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus, P&T. [In Press]

Wong E, Rab S., Tedizolid phosphate (Sivextro): a second-generation oxazolidinone to treat acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, P&T. 2014; 39(8):555-579.

Wong E, Nguyen T., Zolpidem use in the elderly and recent safety data, J Nurse Pract. 2014; 10(2):140-141.

Wong E, Goldberg T., Mipomersen (Kynamro): a novel antisense oligonucleotide inhibitor for the management of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, P&T. 2014; 39(2):119-122.

Wong E, Nguyen T., A case based-approach to evaluating azithromycin use and cardiovascular risks, Consult Pharm. 2014; 29(1):47-52.

Wong E, Kaur N, Ma N, Patel K, Ringel M., Obesity: a focus on pharmacotherapy., J Nurse Pract. 2013; 9(6):387-395.

Arcebido R, Wong E, Cohen V, Likourezos A., Pharmacist-led discharge counseling on subcutaneous insulin use and administration., Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:1371-1373.

Nguyen T, Wong E., Evaluating and assessing dabigatran drug interactions, Consult Pharm. 2012; 27:509-512.

McCoy D, Wong E, Kuyumjian AG, Wynd MA, Sebti R, Munk GB., Treatment of respiratory syncytial virus infection in adult patients with hematologic malignancies based on an institution-specific guideline., Transpl Infect Dis. 2011;13(2):117-121.

Lectures and Presentations

Augustin D, Wong E, Cohen V, Likourezos A, Cassera F, Caruso-Prendergast P., Clinicians’ knowledge, experience, and recommendations to the optimal use of insulin pump therapy in the hospital setting., Poster presented at: the 48th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; December 2014; Anaheim, CA., 2014

Nguyen TV, Wong E, Pham AQ., Incorporating team-based learning into a Physician Assistant clinical pharmacology course., Poster presented at: the NJPhA Annual Convention 2014; September 2014; Asbury Park, NJ., 2014

Colgan E, Wong E, Cohen V, Cassera F, Caruso-Prendergast P., The impact of an inpatient pharmacist-led tobacco cessation program., Poster presented at: the 47th ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; December 2013; Orlando, FL., 2013

Arcebido R, Wong E, Cohen V, Likourezos A., The impact of pharmacist-led discharge counseling on subcutaneous insulin use and administration., Poster presented at: 51st NYSCHP Annual Assembly; May 2012; Saratoga Springs, NY., 2012

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Association of College of Pharmacy
Member, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Member, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Member, New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists
Member, Rho Chi Honor Society (Long Island University)
Member, Phi Lambda Sigma Society (Long Island University)

Other Professional Activities

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services, Certificate Training Program by the American Pharmacists Association

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery, Certificate Training Program by the American Pharmacists Association