Richard H. Dang

Richard H. Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Director, PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program

Speaker-Elect & Board of Trustees, California Pharmacists Association

Clinical PharmacyCurriculum Vitae

Research Topics

  1. Advanced practice pharmacy (APP)
  2. Medication therapy management (MTM)
  3. Comprehensive medication management (CMM)
  4. International travel medicine
  5. Immunizations
  6. Community-based pharmacy practice
  7. Ambulatory care pharmacy practice
  8. Community outreach
  9. Community health

Contact Information

  • 1985 Zonal Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • CHP 236-E
  • (323) 442-0097


Residency in Community-Based Pharmacy, USC School of Pharmacy, 2014

Doctor of Pharmacy, USC School of Pharmacy, 2013

BA Biological Sciences & Minor in Health Communication, USC, 2009

Richard H. Dang


Richard H. Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Residency Program Director of the PGY-1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy, and is Speaker-Elect for the California Pharmacists Association Board of Trustees.

Dr. Dang is a community-based pharmacy practitioner who is licensed as an Advanced Practice Pharmacist and is board certified in ambulatory care pharmacy. He completed a postgraduate residency program in community-based pharmacy practice at the USC School of Pharmacy, where he also received a teaching certificate and his Doctor of Pharmacy, Biological Sciences, and Health Communication degrees. His residency training included providing clinical pharmacy services in community-based pharmacy and clinics. He also completed internships at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System, CVS/pharmacy, and Kaiser Permanente.

Dr. Dang's practice sites include the community-based, collaborative practice clinics with the USC Pharmacies and Keck Medical Center of USC, the USC International Travel Health Clinic, and the USC Medication Management Center. His practice interests include: medication therapy management (MTM), comprehensive medication management (CMM), community-based pharmacy practice, advanced pharmacy practice, travel health, immunizations, community health, and disease screening, management, and prevention.

Dr. Dang coordinates courses in introductory and advanced community pharmacy practice, self-care/non-prescription therapies, and travel medicine. He is also a national trainer for the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery program, the NACDS Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate program, and the CPhA/NACDS Advanced Practice Pharmacists Certificate Training Program.

He is currently the chapter advisor for the Phi Delta Chi Omicron Chapter, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), and the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Academy of Student Pharmacists. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Phi Delta Chi Omicron Alumni Association, the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Academy of Pharmacy Educators, the CPhA San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association, the Journal of Contemporary Pharmacy Practice Editorial Review Committee, and the CPhA Pharmacy Leadership Network. He was also past president of the USC student chapters of Phi Lambda Sigma, the Associated Students of the School of Pharmacy (ASSP), the PharmSC Student Run Clinic, and Alpha Phi Omega. Dr. Dang was honored with the Alumnus of the Year Award from the Phi Delta Chi Omicron Alumni Association in 2015, the Kathleen Johnson Emerging New Practitioner Award from the Phi Lambda Sigma Phi Chapter in 2017, and the Distinguished New Practitioner Award from CPhA in 2018.

Selected Projects/Publications

Dang, R, Goad, J, Zeind, C, Hess, K, Law, A, Machado, M, Luo, S. Travel Medicine and Immunization Content in California Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. California Pharmacist. Winter 2015: pg. 37-42.

Goad, J, Dang, R, Mekhjian, H. Immunization Update: A Focus on Medication Indications for Vaccines in Adults. The Rx Consultant. May 2014; XXIII(5): 1-11.

Bethishou, L, Chen, A, Chew, C, Dang, R, Greenberg, C, Klevens, R, Treynker, V, Warnock, A, Durham, M, Goad, J, Mirzaian, E. Pharmacists and Pharmacogenomics: An Evaluation of Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices. California Pharmacist. Summer 2012: pg. 30-31.