Chrissy Vu, PharmD

PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident

  • Office: One Gustave L. Levy Place New York, NY 10029 Annenberg AB2-10
  • Campus:
    Touro College of Pharmacy
  • Phone:
    (212) 241-8688
  • Email:
    christine.vu5@touro.edu

Dr. Vu was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics with a minor in French. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from UCSF in San Francisco, California and then a PGY2 Pharmacy Residency from Boston Medical Center. She is now excited to join the Mount Sinai and Touro College of Pharmacy as a PGY2 Clinical Pharmacy Resident in Infectious Diseases. Through this residency, Dr. Vu aims to gain exposure to a diverse patient population, complex infectious disease cases, teaching and research, which will allow her to grow as an Infectious Disease clinical specialist

Education

PharmD, UCSF, California, 2017
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Boston Medical Center, Boston, 2017-2018

Research

 

Evaluation of a quality improvement initiative to implement a pharmacist-managed pediatric vancomycin protocol
Evaluation of proton pump inhibitor continuation at discharge from UC Davis Medical Center
An in-depth look at pediatric data for HIV products – Is there evidence that we need to change the partial extrapolation paradigm?
Perceived barriers to the implementation of HIV testing in California community pharmacies
Differentiation in Quinolone Resistance by Virulence Genotype in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Association of gene expression levels in human aortic smooth muscle cells (HASMC) and the risk locus for atherosclerosis

Academic and Professional Honors

Vince Angel Community Health Service Award

Publications

Kim JB, Deluna A, Mungrue IN, Vu C, Pouldar D, Civelek M, Orozco L, Wu J, Wang X, Charagundla S, Castellani LW, Rusek M, Jakobowski H, Lusis AJ. The Effect of 9p21.3 Coronary Artery Disease Locus Neighboring Genes on Atherosclerosis in Mice. Circulation. 2012;126:1896-1906

Agnello M, Wong-Beringer A. Differentiation in Quinolone Resistance by Virulence Genotype in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(8): e42973. (Acknowledgement)

Presentations:

Vu C, Farrell C, Brade K.   Implementation and Evaluation of a Pharmacist Managed Pediatric Vancomycin Protocol. Poster presented at Vizient University Health System Consortium; December 2, 2014; Orlando, FL.

Vu C, Iris Chen, Kimberly Lau, Gabriella Moghadam, Thien Nguyen, Lena Truong, Kathie Le, Denise Roach, Matthew Serna. Evaluation of Proton Pump Inhibitor Initiation and Continuation at Discharge at UC Davis Medical Center. Poster Presented at UC Davis Healthcare Quality Forum; March 15, 2017; Sacramento, CA

Vu C, Seo SK. An In-Depth Look at Pediatric Data for HIV Products - Is There Evidence That We Need to Change the Partial Extrapolation Paradigm. Poster presented at FDA Student Summer Exhibition; August 4, 2016; Silver Spring, MD.

Vu C, Duong R, Fahmi A, Fong I, Lau K, Madhusudhan M, Yokoyama G. Perceived Barriers to the Implementation of HIV Testing in California Community Pharmacies. Poster presented at CSHP Seminar; November 1, 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Yoga, snowboarding, hiking, painting