IMPROVING LIVES THROUGH THE BETTER USE OF MEDICINES

Welcome to the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. Our faculty are pioneering new approaches to improving lives through better use of medicines with collaborative health services, precision pharmacotherapy, and translational research. We provide direct patient care through innovative, nationally recognized service models, and are advancing the profession with the next generation of educators and innovators through our PharmD Curriculum, Pharmacy Residency Programs, Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science PhD, and Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program.

Faculty Spotlight

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Hanna Phan, PharmD, FCCP, FPPA joined the Department of Clinical Pharmacy in August 2020 and is cross appointed as a Faculty Affiliate for the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center at the University of Michigan. To her return to Michigan, Dr. Phan was faculty from 2008-2020 at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science with a cross appointment at the College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine as well as the Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center. As part of her tenure at the University of Arizona, Dr. Phan established the first accredited PGY2 Pediatrics Pharmacy Residency in the state of Arizona and served as part of the Maternal Children Health Bureau (MCHB) funded Pediatric Pulmonary Center, an interprofessional training program to develop clinicians for care of children and youth with special health care needs. Dr. Phan completed her undergraduate and Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan and postdoctoral fellowship at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Phan currently provides care for children with chronic pulmonary disease, with a focus in cystic fibrosis (CF), as a clinical pharmacist specialist in ambulatory care at C.S. Mott Children’s, Michigan Medicine. As part of her practice, she precepts learners in an interprofessional capacity, ranging from second year PharmD students' Ambulatory Care IPPE, fourth year PharmD students' APPE rotations, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residents, PGY2 Pediatrics and Ambulatory Care residents, as well as pediatric pulmonary medical fellows.

Dr. Phan has received state and national recognition for her clinical practice, professional service, and research from organizations such as the Arizona Pharmacy Association, Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Foundation. She serves the profession in various capacities as part of several national committees and organization, including having served as President of PPA (2019-2020), Chair of the Pediatric Practice and Research Network as part of ACCP (2011-2013), and Secretary for the Pediatric Special Interest Group for AACP (2013-2015). Dr. Phan is also one of two pharmacists who serve on the Success with Therapies Research Consortium and the Data Safety Monitoring Board for clinical trials, as part of the CF Foundation. She has given lectures nationally and internationally and authored various book chapters and peer-reviewed manuscripts regarding chronic disease management and pharmacotherapy in pediatrics. Dr. Phan has led and contributed to various funded studies including serving as the first pharmacist principal investigator supported by the CF Foundation’s Success with Therapies Research Consortium. Additionally, Dr. Phan’s interest and experience in pediatric asthma offered the opportunity to serve as a Co-I and sole pharmacist investigator for a U01 NIH funded project, “An Asthma Collaboration to Reduce Childhood Asthma Disparities on The Navajo Nation.” Dr. Phan’s current research interests include patient-caregiver medication education, medication adherence, and interprofessional care of children with chronic illness such as cystic fibrosis and asthma.