Ng Promoted to Full Professor

Tien M.H. Ng, PharmD, FHFSA, FCCP, BCPS, FACC has been promoted to full professor in the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy. Over the course of 15 years as a faculty member at the USC School of Pharmacy, Ng has been awarded Professor of the Year 13 times and built a strong clinical research program in cardiology.

“Ng has contributed significantly to the school’s teaching program both in didactic and experiential education and is a nationally recognized expert in heart failure management,” said Paul Beringer, chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy, as he announced Ng’s promotion.

A board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist with added qualifications in cardiology pharmacotherapy, Ng co-coordinates the cardiovascular therapeutics course in the PharmD program, serves as the director of a cardiology residency program he helped create and is a preceptor of an acute care medicine Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) rotation.

Ng has established a theme of scholarship around his clinical expertise in the management of patients with heart failure. He has 35 peer-reviewed manuscripts to his credit. These publications have appeared in various pharmacy and cardiology specialty journals, including two publications in JAMA Cardiology and Circulation. The publication in JAMA Cardiology evaluates a transitions-of-care program designed to improve outcomes of patients with heart failure. The publication in Circulation highlights the renal hemodynamic effects of dopamine and has been cited 91 times.