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


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.


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.