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Cynthia Nguyen



Antimicrobial Stewardship, Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases, General Infectious Diseases


PharmD: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Residency Training

PGY1: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
PGY2: Infectious Diseases: University of Michigan Health System

Cynthia Nguyen

Practice Interests

Antimicrobial stewardship, surgical site infection prevention, quality improvement and patient safety

Professional Affiliation

  • Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP), Fundraising Committee Chair 

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Infectious Diseases PRN Research Committee Chair

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Awards Committee

  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

Recent Publications

  • Mohammad RA, Nguyen CT, Costello PG, et al. Medication Changes and Diagnosis of New Chronic Illnesses in COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit Survivors. Ann Pharmacother. 2022 Sep;56(9):973-980. doi: 10.1177/10600280211063319.

  • Nguyen CT, Cifu AS, Pitrak D. Prevention and Treatment of Lyme Disease. JAMA. 2022 Feb 22;327(8):772-773. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.25302.

  • Pitrak D, Nguyen CT, Cifu AS. Diagnosis of Lyme Disease. JAMA. 2022 Feb 15;327(7):676-677. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.0081.

  • Additional PubMed indexed publications: Click Here

Academic and/or National Presentations

  • World Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Congress. Washington, DC. Show me MY data! Leveraging internal data to influence antibiotic use. Nov 2021.

  • IDWeek: A Joint Annual Meeting of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, PIDS, & SIDP. Is the path to optimizing antibiotic use short or narrow? Oct 2021. Midwestern University 

  • 7th Annual Clinical Updates in Infectious Diseases. Downers Grove, IL. Are IV antibiotics magic? The role of oral antibiotics for the treatment of severe infections. Nov 2019.

Current Research

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