Dr. Kimmy T. Nguyen

Assistant Professor
Pharmacy Practice

150-180 South River Street SLC 334A
kimmy.nguyen@wilkes.edu
(570) 408-4293

Kimmy Nguyen is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She completed two years of residency to specialize in ambulatory care. She serves as the clinical pharmacy specialist on an interprofessional team at Volunteers in Medicine, a free clinic that serves the working uninsured population of Luzerne County. Her clinical responsibilities include conducting direct patient care appointments to help manage chronic disease states, like diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She also precepts pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, and other healthcare trainees. She is certified in ambulatory care pharmacy, advanced diabetes management, and as a tobacco treatment specialist for smoking cessation. Specific teaching interests include motivational interviewing, health literacy, and therapeutics of pulmonary conditions.

  • PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency, The Hudson Valley Health Care System, Montrose, NY
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, The Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
  • Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)
  • Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
  • Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) 
  • Mental Health First Aid USA Certification
  • Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) Certification
  • Teaching Certificate - University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
  • Teaching & Learning Practice-Based Certificate - University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
  • VA Geriatric Research, Education, & Clinical Center Program - Bronx VA Medical Center
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA)
  • 2021-2024 Academia Practice Setting Director
  • Volunteers in Medicine
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Distinguished Young Pharmacist
  • 2021 Wilkes University Faculty Diversity Award
  • 2021 Top Three Finalist for the STEAM Professional of the Year Award - Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • 2020 Outstanding Healthcare Provider - Volunteers in Medicine
  • 2014 Rho Chi, Alpha Tau Chapter
  • 2014 Phi Lambda Sigma, Gamma Eta Chapter
  • Nguyen K. The kidneys. In: Basic skills in interpreting laboratory data. 7th ed. Bethesda: ASHP; 2021:197-223. 
  • Nguyen K, Schafer K, Landup D, Seaton T. Hitting the highlights from heart to toe: Updates in heart failure, osteoporosis, asthma, and gout. Ambulatory Care PRN Focus Session Webinar. Virtual ACCP Annual Meeting. November 2021.
  • Nguyen K. Kidney care: Dapagliflozin in patients with chronic kidney disease. CEimpact Pharmacy Education Webinar. June 2021.
  • Nguyen K. Arif S, Edwards A, Drame I, Wang, S. Xenophobia in healthcare: a focus on immigrant health & culture. AACP Public Health SIG Webinar. May 2021.
  • Nguyen K, Warunek L, Mabry E. Staying afloat while remote: Teaching learners remotely. ACCP Ambulatory Care PRN Fall 2020 Newsletter. October 2020.
  • Nguyen K. Child abuse recognition and reporting: Meeting the Pennsylvania requirements for mandated reporters. ACPE-certified continuing education program. Postgraduate Healthcare Education (PHE), LLC. August 2020. 
  • Nguyen K. Virtually Painless: A review of the 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Guideline for osteoarthritis management. ACPE-certified continuing education program. Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Midyear Conference Webinar. February 2021.
  • Nguyen K. Feedback to feed forward: Assessing learner performance through feedback. 1.5-hour ACPE-certified continuing education program. Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Webinar. March 2020.
  • Nguyen K, Bodine R. Establishment of a COPD clinic. Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors. Hershey, PA. May 2018.
  • Nguyen K, Bodine R. Evaluating the impact of liraglutide on type 2 diabetes in the Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care System. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. Orlando, FL. December 2017. Abstract ID 381878. Poster #1-251.
  • Nguyen K, Ang K, Linkin D. Quality improvement to limit fluoroquinolone use for urinary tract infections in the outpatient setting. Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors. Hershey, PA. May 2017.
  • Nguyen K. Relatively painless: Acute pain management for patients receiving buprenorphine therapy. Clinical pearl. Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors. Hershey, PA. May 2017. 
  • Nguyen K, Ang K, Linkin D. Quality improvement to limit fluoroquinolone use for urinary tract infections in the outpatient setting. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. December 2016. Abstract ID 235813. Poster #1-305.