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Katherine Yang, PharmD, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
Phone415-502-6511
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    University of California, San FranciscoPharm.D.1998 Pharmacy
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency in Pharmacy Practice1999 Pharmacy
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency in Infectious Diseases2000Infectious diseases
    University of California, BerkeleyMPH2001Public Health

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    Pharmacodynamic modeling of antibiotics on cystic fibrosis P. aeruginosa biofilms
    NIH/NIAID R01AI097380May 22, 2012 - Apr 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Huang L, Haagensen JAJ, Verotta D, Cheah V, Spormann AM, Aweeka F, Yang K. Determination of Tobramycin in M9 Medium by LC-MS/MS: Signal Enhancement by Trichloroacetic Acid. J Anal Methods Chem. 2018; 2018:7965124. PMID: 29854560.
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    2. Verotta D, Haagensen J, Spormann AM, Yang K. Mathematical Modeling of Biofilm Structures Using COMSTAT Data. Comput Math Methods Med. 2017; 2017:7246286. PMID: 29422943.
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    3. Haagensen J, Verotta D, Huang L, Engel J, Spormann AM, Yang K. Spatiotemporal pharmacodynamics of meropenem- and tobramycin-treated Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Dec 01; 72(12):3357-3365. PMID: 28961810.
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    4. Trang TP, Hanretty AM, Langelier C, Yang K. Use of isavuconazole in a patient with voriconazole-induced QTc prolongation. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Aug; 19(4). PMID: 28434195.
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    5. Haagensen JA, Verotta D, Huang L, Spormann A, Yang K. New in vitro model to study the effect of human simulated antibiotic concentrations on bacterial biofilms. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Jul; 59(7):4074-81. PMID: 25918138; PMCID: PMC4468651.
    6. Huang L, Haagensen J, Verotta D, Lizak P, Aweeka F, Yang K. Determination of meropenem in bacterial media by LC-MS/MS. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2014 Jun 15; 961:71-6. PMID: 24861874; PMCID: PMC4104812.
    7. Fricks-Lima J, Hendrickson CM, Allgaier M, Zhuo H, Wiener-Kronish JP, Lynch SV, Yang K. Differences in biofilm formation and antimicrobial resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from airways of mechanically ventilated patients and cystic fibrosis patients. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2011 Apr; 37(4):309-15. PMID: 21382698; PMCID: PMC3176759.
    8. Sohn AH, Schwartz JM, Yang KY, Jarvis WR, Guglielmo BJ, Weintrub PS. Risk factors and risk adjustment for surgical site infections in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery patients. Am J Infect Control. 2010 Nov; 38(9):706-10. PMID: 20605267.
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    9. Yang, K MacDougall C Wiener-Kronish J.An Evidenced-based Practice in Critical Care. Epidemiology and management of antibiotic resistance in the ICU. 2010.
    10. Steinman MA, Yang KY, Byron SC, Maselli JH, Gonzales R. Variation in outpatient antibiotic prescribing in the United States. Am J Manag Care. 2009 Dec; 15(12):861-8. PMID: 20001167; PMCID: PMC2910590.
    11. Yang K, Zhuo H, Guglielmo BJ, Wiener-Kronish J. Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa ventilator-associated pneumonia: the role of endotracheal aspirate surveillance cultures. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Jan; 43(1):28-35. PMID: 19033484; PMCID: PMC2711849.
    12. Zhuo H, Yang K, Lynch SV, Dotson RH, Glidden DV, Singh G, Webb WR, Elicker BM, Garcia O, Brown R, Sawa Y, Misset B, Wiener-Kronish JP. Increased mortality of ventilated patients with endotracheal Pseudomonas aeruginosa without clinical signs of infection. Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep; 36(9):2495-503. PMID: 18679122.
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    13. Lynch SV Yang K Brodie EL MacDougall C Andersen G Wiener-Kronish JP.Culture-Independent Bacterial Population Analysis - Clinical Implications for Respiratory and Other Infections. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews. 2008; 4(1):35-9.
    14. Yang K, Guglielmo BJ. Diagnosis and treatment of extended-spectrum and AmpC beta-lactamase-producing organisms. Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Sep; 41(9):1427-35. PMID: 17666573; PMCID: PMC3194036.
    15. Yang K Youmans S.Expanding the Role of the Pharmacist in Public Health. California Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy. 2006; 18(3):14-19.
    16. Youmans S Vogt E Yang K .Utilization of Community Pharmacies: Implications for Health Care Delivery. Harvard Health Policy Review. 2006; 7(1):180-7.
    17. Yang K Graff L Caughey A.Blueprints Notes and Cases. Pharmacology. 2003.
    18. Yang K, Guglielmo BJ. Patient education for H pylori: who benefits? West J Med. 2002 Mar; 176(2):97. PMID: 11897729; PMCID: PMC1071674.