Tien Ng, PharmD

Title(s)Interim Chair for the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolUSC School of Pharmacy
AddressPSC B15-D
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9121
Phone+1 323 442 1840
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    Dr. Ng completed a BS Pharmacy in 1994 from Dalhousie University in Halifax (Canada), a PharmD in 1998 from Wayne State University (Detroit) and a Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Fellowship in 2000 from the University of Utah (Salt Lake City). He has been a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist since 2001. Prior to joining USC in March 2004, Dr. Ng was an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He was the recipient of the Heart Failure Society of America Clinical/Integrative Physiology New Investigator Award in 2002.

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    1. Changes in anticoagulant and antiplatelet drug supply at US hospitals before and during the COVID-19 pandemic (2018-2021). Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2023 05 24; 80(11):692-698. Wong PJ, Mosley SA, Ng TMH, Shooshtari A, Alexander GC, Qato DM. PMID: 36571281.
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    2. Outcome of Pregnancy in Women With D-Transposition of the Great Arteries: A Systematic Review. J Am Heart Assoc. 2022 12 06; 11(23):e026862. Pizula J, Devera J, Ng TMH, Yeung SL, Thangathurai J, Herrick N, Chatfield AJ, Mehra A, Elkayam U. PMID: 36444833; PMCID: PMC9851445.
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    3. Prevalence of and incentives for board certification among hospital pharmacy departments in California. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2022 04 19; 79(9):e117-e123. Yeung SL, Vu CA, Wang M, Lou M, Ng TMH. PMID: 34940831.
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    4. Acute Bacterial Infections and Longitudinal Risk of Readmissions and Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure. J Clin Med. 2022 Jan 29; 11(3). Ng TMH, Oh EE, Bae-Shaaw YH, Minejima E, Joyce G. PMID: 35160192; PMCID: PMC8836984.
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    5. Tolvaptan vs. furosemide-based diuretic regimens in patients hospitalized for heart failure with hyponatremia (AQUA-AHF). ESC Heart Fail. 2020 08; 7(4):1927-1934. Ng TMH, Grazette LP, Fong MW, Yoon AJ, Lou M, Kuo A, Upadhyay RY, Han EE, Mehra A, Elkayam U. PMID: 32543020; PMCID: PMC7373913.
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    6. Clinical Characteristics and Management of Methamphetamine-Associated Cardiomyopathy: State-of-the-Art Review. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 06 02; 9(11):e016704. Reddy PKV, Ng TMH, Oh EE, Moady G, Elkayam U. PMID: 32468897; PMCID: PMC7428977.
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    7. Is There an Optimal Time or Method to Obtain BNP Levels? J Card Fail. 2019 09; 25(9):722-724. Ng TMH, Yeung SL. PMID: 31376440.
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    8. The Potential for QT Interval Prolongation with Chronic Azithromycin Therapy in Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Pharmacotherapy. 2019 06; 39(6):718-723. Avedissian SN, Rhodes NJ, Ng TMH, Rao AP, Beringer PM. PMID: 31045258.
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    9. Association of admission vs. nadir serum albumin concentration with short-term treatment outcomes in patients with acute heart failure. J Int Med Res. 2018 Sep; 46(9):3665-3674. Peterson EJ, Ng TMH, Patel KA, Lou M, Elkayam U. PMID: 29865919; PMCID: PMC6135993.
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    10. Reconfiguring the Hospital-to-Home Transition Into an Active Treatment Period for Patients With Heart Failure. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 05 01; 2(5):467-468. Ng TMH, Menon R, Hauptman PJ. PMID: 28249071.
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    11. Relaxin for the Treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Pharmacology, Mechanisms of Action, and Clinical Evidence. Cardiol Rev. 2016 Jul-Aug; 24(4):194-204. Ng TM, Goland S, Elkayam U. PMID: 26331289.
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    12. Natriuretic Peptides as Therapy for Heart Failure--Unfulfilled Promise? J Card Fail. 2015 Nov; 21(11):865-7. Ng TM. PMID: 26348664.
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    13. Direct Vasodilators and Sympatholytic Agents. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Jan; 21(1):3-19. McComb MN, Chao JY, Ng TM. PMID: 26033778.
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    14. Association of hyponatremia to diuretic response and incidence of increased serum creatinine levels in hospitalized patients with acute decompensated heart failure. Cardiology. 2014; 128(4):333-42. Ng TM, Cao DX, Patel KA, Wong YM, Prasad M, Lou M, Elkayam U. PMID: 24942293.
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    15. Comparison of bumetanide- and metolazone-based diuretic regimens to furosemide in acute heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 18(4):345-53. Ng TM, Konopka E, Hyderi AF, Hshieh S, Tsuji Y, Kim BJ, Han SY, Phan DH, Jeng AI, Lou M, Elkayam U. PMID: 23538300.
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    16. Thiazide diuretics as chronic antihypertensive therapy in patients with severe renal disease--is there a role in the absence of diuresis? Ann Pharmacother. 2012 Nov; 46(11):1554-8. Chan CY, Peterson EJ, Ng TM. PMID: 23136355.
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    17. Clinical experience with low-dose continuous infusion of furosemide in acute heart failure: assessment of efficacy and safety. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Dec; 17(4):373-81. Ng TM, Hshieh S, Chan CY, Elkayam U. PMID: 22610091.
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    18. Comparative effects of nesiritide and nitroglycerin on renal function, and incidence of renal injury by traditional and RIFLE criteria in acute heart failure. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Mar; 17(1):79-85. Ng TM, Ackerbauer KA, Hyderi AF, Hshieh S, Elkayam U. PMID: 21536855.
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    19. Effect of iodixanol and ioxilan on QT interval and renal function in patients with systolic heart failure. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Jan 12; 154(1):17-21. Chow SL, Ng TM, Litwinski RA, Kangavari S, Weiss M. PMID: 20870304.
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    20. Introduction: infectious diseases in the critically ill. J Pharm Pract. 2010 Feb; 23(1):5. Olsen KM, Ng TM. PMID: 21507787.
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    21. Drug-induced QTc-interval prolongation in the intensive care unit: incidence and predictors. J Pharm Pract. 2010 Feb; 23(1):19-24. Ng TM, Olsen KM, McCartan MA, Puumala SE, Speidel KM, Miller MA, Sears TD. PMID: 21507789.
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    22. Venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients with heart failure: incidence, prognosis, and prevention. Circ Heart Fail. 2010 Jan; 3(1):165-73. Ng TM, Tsai F, Khatri N, Barakat MN, Elkayam U. PMID: 20086221.
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    23. Rewards and advancements for clinical pharmacists. Pharmacotherapy. 2010 Jan; 30(1):114. Goodwin SD, Kane-Gill SL, Ng TM, Melroy JT, Hess MM, Tallian K, Trujillo TC, Vermeulen LC. PMID: 20030483.
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    24. High-impact articles related to the management of heart failure: 2008 update. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Jan; 29(1):82-120. Jackevicius CA, Page RL, Chow S, Dunn SP, Lee CR, Ng TM, Rodgers JE, Vardeny O, Wiggins BS, Munger MA. PMID: 19113799.
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    25. Characteristics, drug therapy, and outcomes from a database of 500,000 hospitalized patients with a discharge diagnosis of heart failure. Congest Heart Fail. 2008 Jul-Aug; 14(4):202-10. Ng TM, Dasta JF, Durtschi AJ, McLaughlin TP, Feldman DS. PMID: 18772626.
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    26. Pharmacist monitoring of QTc interval-prolonging medications in critically ill medical patients: a pilot study. Ann Pharmacother. 2008 Apr; 42(4):475-82. Ng TM, Bell AM, Hong C, Hara JM, Touchette DR, Danskey KN, Lindsay TT, Puumala SE. PMID: 18319393.
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    27. Renal Vasodilatory Action of Dopamine in Patients With Heart Failure: Magnitude of Effect and Site of Action. Circulation. 2008 Jan 15; 117(2):200-205. Elkayam U, Ng TM, Hatamizadeh P, Janmohamed M, Mehra A. PMID: 18172028.
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    28. Controversy and conflict in the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure: nesiritide as evidence-based treatment. Pharmacotherapy. 2007 May; 27(5):619-25. Munger MA, Ng TM, Van Tassell BW. PMID: 17461695.
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    29. Contemporary issues in the pharmacologic management of acute heart failure. Crit Care Clin. 2006 Apr; 22(2):199-219, v. Ng TM, Singh AK, Dasta JF, Feldman D, Mebazaa A. PMID: 16677996.
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    30. Comparison of N-acetylcysteine and fenoldopam for preventing contrast-induced nephropathy (CAFCIN). Int J Cardiol. 2006 May 24; 109(3):322-8. Ng TM, Shurmur SW, Silver M, Nissen LR, O'Leary EL, Rigmaiden RS, Cieciorka M, Porter LL, Ineck BA, Kline ME, Puumala SE. PMID: 16039733.
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    31. Moxifloxacin and warfarin: additional evidence for a clinically relevant interaction. Pharmacotherapy. 2005 Jun; 25(6):904-7. Arnold LM, Nissen LR, Ng TM. PMID: 15927911.
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    32. High-impact articles related to the pharmacotherapeutic management of systolic heart failure. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Nov; 24(11):1594-633. Ng TM, Carter O, Guillory GS, Howard PA, Lee CR, Rodgers JE, Uber PA, Wiggins BS, Munger MA, Patterson JH. PMID: 15537564.
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    33. Levosimendan, a new calcium-sensitizing inotrope for heart failure. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Oct; 24(10):1366-84. Ng TM. PMID: 15628834.
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    34. Effects of subclinical hypothyroidism and its treatment on serum lipids. Ann Pharmacother. 2003 May; 37(5):725-30. Ineck BA, Ng TM. PMID: 12708952.
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    35. Neurohormonal activation does not explain elevated tissue factor expression in heart failure. Thromb Haemost. 2002 Jan; 87(1):176-7. Ng TM, Cheang KI, Munger MA, Callahan KS. PMID: 11858185.
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