Kristie  Tu

Kristie Tu, PharmD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Clinical Pharmacy

Research Topics

  1. Geriatrics pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy
  2. Diabetes in the older population
  3. Hypertension in the older population
  4. Polypharmacy
  5. Medication Therapy Management

Contact Information

  • VA Greater Los Angeles
    Healthcare System - West LA,
    11301 Wilshire Blvd,
    Los Angeles CA 90073
  • (818)891-7711 x 38946


PharmD, University of Southern California, 1997

Kristie Tu


Dr. Tu completed her Pharm.D. Degree in 1997 from University of Southern California. She has been a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist since 2003 and a Certified Geriatrics Pharmacist since 2000. After completion of her residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, she has been working at the VA Greater Los Angeles as a clinical pharmacist specialist in the Geriatrics Research Education & Clinical Center (GRECC) and Geriatrics Extended Care (GEC) department. Academically, Dr. Tu is a two-time recipient of the "Preceptor of the Year" Award at the USC Residency Banquet in 1999 and 2005, demonstrated her abilities as an excellent teacher and mentor to residents. In addition, her clerkship was voted “Clerkship of the Year” Award by the University of California, San Francisco in 2005. She has also mentored numerous pharmacy resident research projects and has successfully published in medical journals.