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Michelle ChuPharmD, BCACP, APh

Michelle ChuPharmD, BCACP, APh

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Michelle Chu is Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy. She went to the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Pharmacy, where she graduated summa cum laude and completed postgraduate residency training in ambulatory care pharmacy practice at the USC School of Pharmacy. She has worked as a clinical pharmacist to manage high-risk patients with multiple uncontrolled chronic disease states at various safety-net clinics affiliated with the USC School of Pharmacy.

Chu is a program director for PGY1 + PGY2 pharmacy practice residency for ambulatory care and currently practices at LAC+USC Adult Primary Care Clinic. Prior to this, she practiced at the internal medicine department at Keck Medical Center of USC to manage various disease states, including anticoagulation, diabetes, and hypertension and has developed telehealth post-discharge pharmacy services to improve quality metrics for patients discharged from Keck Hospital.

Areas of Expertise

  • Telehealth
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Hypertension
  • Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
  • Education

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    PharmD

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    BS

  • Links
  • Selected Articles

    Comprehensive Medication Management Programs: 2015 Status in Southern California

    Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
    Ashley Butler, Patricia Shane, Michelle Chu

    2016 Comprehensive medication management (CMM) is an evidence-based, physician approved, pharmacist-led, preventive clinical service ensuring optimal use of medications that is effective at improving health outcomes for high-risk patients while decreasing health care costs. Pharmacist-provided medication management, such as CMM pilot programs have been successfully implemented in six health care systems within Southern California resulting in improvements in clinical, fiscal, and quality measures.

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    The Hypothyroid Patient

    Rx Consultant
    Michelle Chu

    Continuing Education Piece on hypothyroidism

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  • Affiliations
    • LAC+USC Medical Center