Lingtak-Neander Chan

Professor of Pharmacy, Interdisciplinary Faculty in Nutritional Sciences

Department of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Faculty, School Faculty

Telephone: (206) 543-7987


Office Location: H361B, Health Sciences Building (H-wing)


  • BS in Pharmacy (Northeastern University)
  • BS in Toxicology (Northeastern University)
  • PharmD (University of Washington)
  • Board-Certified Nutrition Support Pharmacist

Courses Taught

  • PHARM 510
  • PHARM 557
  • PHARM 569
  • PHARM 571
  • PHARM 562
  • PHRMCY 535
  • PHRMCY 537


  • FocusClinical Nutrition
  • Micronutrient deficiencies and treatments
  • Nutritional anemia
  • Nutrition support in critically ill patients
  • Pharmaco- and nutrient kinetics after bariatric surgery or bowel resection


Lingtak-Neander Chan is a Professor of Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy, and an Interdisciplinary Faculty of the Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle. He was formerly a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a board-certified nutrition support pharmacist, an elected fellow of the American College of Nutrition and an elected fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

His primary research focus is on the absorption kinetics of micronutrients and drugs after bariatric surgery and other GI tract repairs. Other key areas of interest include micronutrient deficiencies, intestinal failure, critical care nutrition.

Dr. Chan is the 43rd president of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) in 2019-2020

Selected Publications

  • Chan LN. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction with Icosapent Ethyl. N Engl J Med. 2019 Apr 25;380(17):1677.
  • Blaauw R, Osland E, Sriram K, Ali A, Allard JP, Ball P, Chan LN, Jurewitsch B, Logan Coughlin K, Manzanares W, Menéndez AM, Mutiara R, Rosenfeld R, Sioson M, Visser J, Berger MM. Parenteral Provision of Micronutrients to Adult Patients: An
    Expert Consensus Paper. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2019 Mar;43 Suppl 1:S5-S23.
  • Dickerson RN, Kumpf VJ, Bingham AL, Blackmer AB, Canada TW, Chan LN, Cogle SV, Tucker AM. Significant Published Articles for Pharmacy Nutrition Support Practice in 2017. Hosp Pharm. 2018 Jul;53(4):239-246.
  • Worthington P, Balint J, Bechtold M, Bingham A, Chan LN, Durfee S, Jevenn AK, Malone A, Mascarenhas M, Robinson DT, Holcombe B. When Is Parenteral Nutrition Appropriate? JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2017 Mar;41(3):324-377.
  • Chan LN, Neilson CH, Kirk EA, Colovos TF, Javelli DR, Khandelwal S. Optimization of Vitamin D Status After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery in Obese Patients Living in Northern Climate. Obes Surg. 2015 Dec;25(12):2321-7.
  • Chan LN, Lin YS, Tay-Sontheimer JC, Trawick D, Oelschlager BK, Flum DR, Patton KK, Shen DD, Horn JR. Proximal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass alters drug absorption pattern but not systemic exposure of CYP3A4 and P-glycoprotein substrates. Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Apr;35(4):361-9.
  • Chan LN, Seres DS, Malone A, Holcombe B, Guenter P, Plogsted S, Teitelbaum DH. Hangover and hydration therapy in the time of intravenous drug shortages: an ethical dilemma and a safety concern. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014
  • Chan LN, Mike LA. The science and practice of micronutrient supplementations in nutritional anemia: an evidence-based review. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Aug;38(6):656-72.
  • Chan LN. Warfarin dosing changes after bariatric surgery: implications on the mechanism for altered dose requirements and safety concerns–an alternative viewpoint. Pharmacotherapy. 2014;34(4):e26-8.
  • Chan LN. Drug-nutrient interactions. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2013
  • Mornar S, Chan LN, Mistretta S, Neustadt A, Martins S, Gilliam M. Pharmacokinetics of the etonogestrel contraceptive implant in obese women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug;207(2):110.e1-6.
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Boyce EG, Burkiewicz JS, Haase MR, MacLaughlin EJ, Segal AR, Chung EP, Chan LN, Rospond RM, Barone JA, Durst SW, Wells BG. ACCP position statement: Clinical faculty development. Pharmacotherapy.
    2009 Jan;29(1):124-6.
  • Pai AB, Norenberg J, Boyd A, Raj D, Chan LN. Effect of intravenous iron supplementation on hepatic cytochrome P450 3A4 activity in hemodialysis patients: a prospective, open-label study. Clin Ther. 2007 Dec;29(12):2699-705.
  • Haugen HA, Chan LN, Li F. Indirect calorimetry: a practical guide for clinicians. Nutr Clin Pract. 2007 Aug;22(4):377-88.