Assistant Clinical Professor

Brent Luu, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S.Brent Luu is an assistant clinical professor for the Master of Science — Family Nurse Practitioner and Master of Health Sciences —Physician Assistant Studies degree programs at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. He teaches the pharmacology series of courses. With more than a decade of pharmacy practice and management, Luu brings to the school extensive experiences from various pharmacy practice settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, oncology and home infusion.

In addition to his role at School of Nursing, Luu also serves as the clinical pharmacy specialist in the Neurology Department at UC Davis Medical Center.  At the same time, he serves as an inpatient pharmacist practitioner at Kaiser Permanente's Trauma Center in Vacaville as well as a Wal-Mart community pharmacist.  Prior to teaching, Luu was a clinical pharmacist practitioner for Kaiser Permanente, a Wal-Mart Pharmacy Manager, and a co-owner of a West Sacramento independent pharmacy.

Luu’s focus is on patient care and medication safety. As an educator, Luu hopes to train students to optimize pharmacotherapy outcomes while minimizing adverse drug events as well as improve patient and medication safety.  His clinical interests include pain management, neurology, and chronic disease management.

Luu earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from San Francisco State University in 1995. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of the Pacific, School of Pharmacy in 2000. More recently, Luu earned board certification as a pharmacotherapy specialist.

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