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Lingtak-Neander Chan


Chan LingtakContact Details

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy; Faculty Member, The Graduate School, University of Washington; Interdisciplinary Faculty, Nutritional Sciences Program, University of Washington; Associate Editor, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

PharmD, University of Washington; Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Northeastern University; Bachelor of Science in Toxicology, Northeastern University

Research Focus

  • Nutrient-drug interactions
  • Bariatric medicine

Courses Taught

  • Pharm 562: Pharmacotherapeutics III
  • Pharm 569: Fluid & Electrolytes & Parenteral Nutrition
  • Pharm 570: Critical Care Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharm 571: Current Topics in Acute Care Pharmacotherapy

Dr. Chan is an associate professor of pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy, interdisciplinary faculty of nutritional sciences in the Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, and a full faculty of the Graduate School, all at the University of Washington. He received BS degrees in toxicology and pharmacy, and a post-baccalaureate PharmD degree, followed by residency training in clinical pharmacy. He was formerly a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His areas of interest include absorption kinetics in patients with bariatric surgery, and nutritional and antioxidant therapy in critically ill patients. He is member of the American Society for Nutrition, The Obesity Society (North American Association for the Study of Obesity), American College of Clinical Pharmacy Student Liaison and Advisor, The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has been appointed as Editorial Board Member, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Dr. Chan is currently the Chair of the UW Doctor of Pharmacy Program Assessment Committee. He is extensively involved in the didactic curriculum of the UW PharmD program, both as an instructor and a course coordinator. He has published a number of book chapters, review articles, and original research papers, and has been an invited speaker at numerous scientific and professional conferences throughout the United States, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, and a recipient of numerous grants relating to his area of research. He also mentors a number of graduate students in the Nutritional Sciences Program at the UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine.