Betty Mei-Chu Chan, PharmD, BCOP

Assistant Professor

Clinical Pharmacy

Research Topics

  1. Symptom management of hematology/oncology patients
  2. Symptom management of stem cell transplantation patients
  3. Breast and prostate cancer
  4. Leukemia and lymphoma

Contact Information

Education

PharmD, 1993-USC School of Pharmacy
Residency in Clinical Practice, 1994-Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Specialty Residency in Hematology/Oncology, 1995-University of California San Francisco

Betty Mei-Chu Chan

Research Interest

Dr. Chan is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Southern California. She currently provides patient care and clinical services to Hematology-Oncology patients at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center & Hospital. Dr. Chan provides lectures to third year students on Breast and Prostate Cancer. Dr. Chan's areas of expertise include symptom management in Hematology-Oncology/Stem Cell Transplantation patients, Breast and Prostate Cancer, and Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Biography

Dr. Chan received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from USC School of Pharmacy in 1993. She then completed a residency in Clinical Practice at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 1994. Dr. Chan then went on and completed a specialty residency in Hematology-Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco in 1995. Since then, Dr. Chan has worked as a Clinical Pharmacist in the Hematology-Oncology/Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplantation Unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and as a Clinical Pharmacist at the UCLA/Jonnson Comprehensive Cancer Center before joining the faculty of the USC School of Pharmacy in May 2001.

Selected Projects/Publications

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Chan, B. Current Issues on Bone Marrow Transplantation. Hospital Pharmacist Report. December 1995.

Chan, B. Breast CA and Gastric CA cases for the sixth edition of Herfindal and Gourley's Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management. Williams & Wilkins, 1996. Baltimore, MD.

Chan, B. Chapter 8: The Pharmacology of Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation. Stem Cell Transplantation: A Clinical Textbook. Oncology Nursing Press, Inc., 2000. Pittsburgh, PA.