Katherine Yang, PharmD, MPH

Vice Dean & Professor
Clinical Pharmacy
+1 415 502-6511

Kathy Yang, Pharm.D., MPH is a Health Sciences Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California (UCSF) School of Pharmacy and an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist in the UCSF Medical Center. Dr. Yang specializes in the treatment of multi-drug resistant infections, particularly gram negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Her area of research focuses on the pharmacodynamic optimization of antibiotics for the treatment of biofilm-mediated infections such as cystic fibrosis.

Within the School of Pharmacy, Dr. Yang is involved in multiple aspects of the curriculum related to infectious diseases. Dr. Yang is also the co-director of Foundations, the first course of the Pharm.D. curriculum.


Pragmatic Mentoring Strategies for the Busy Surgeon Scientist.

Journal of surgical education

Highet A, Kendrick DE, Bandeh-Ahmadi H, Vitous A, Yang K, Ernst C, George BC

Reductions in vancomycin and meropenem following the implementation of a febrile neutropenia management algorithm in hospitalized adults: An interrupted time series analysis.

Infection control and hospital epidemiology

Trinh TD, Strnad L, Damon L, Dzundza JH, Graff LR, Griffith LM, Hilts-Horeczko A, Olin R, Shenoy S, DeVoe C, Wang L, Rodriguez-Monguio R, Gu TM, Hampton SR, Macapinlac BAC, Yang K, Doernberg SB

What Do We Know About Remdesivir Drug Interactions?

Clinical and translational science

Yang K

Determination of Tobramycin in M9 Medium by LC-MS/MS: Signal Enhancement by Trichloroacetic Acid.

Journal of analytical methods in chemistry

Huang L, Haagensen JAJ, Verotta D, Cheah V, Spormann AM, Aweeka F, Yang K

Mathematical Modeling of Biofilm Structures Using COMSTAT Data.

Computational and mathematical methods in medicine

Verotta D, Haagensen J, Spormann AM, Yang K

Spatiotemporal pharmacodynamics of meropenem- and tobramycin-treated Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.

The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy

Haagensen J, Verotta D, Huang L, Engel J, Spormann AM, Yang K

Use of isavuconazole in a patient with voriconazole-induced QTc prolongation.

Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society

Trang TP, Hanretty AM, Langelier C, Yang K

New in vitro model to study the effect of human simulated antibiotic concentrations on bacterial biofilms.

Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy

Haagensen JA, Verotta D, Huang L, Spormann A, Yang K

Determination of meropenem in bacterial media by LC-MS/MS.

Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences

Huang L, Haagensen J, Verotta D, Lizak P, Aweeka F, Yang K

Differences in biofilm formation and antimicrobial resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from airways of mechanically ventilated patients and cystic fibrosis patients.

International journal of antimicrobial agents

Fricks-Lima J, Hendrickson CM, Allgaier M, Zhuo H, Wiener-Kronish JP, Lynch SV, Yang K

Risk factors and risk adjustment for surgical site infections in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery patients.

American journal of infection control

Sohn AH, Schwartz JM, Yang KY, Jarvis WR, Guglielmo BJ, Weintrub PS

An Evidenced-based Practice in Critical Care

Epidemiology and management of antibiotic resistance in the ICU

Yang, K
MacDougall C
Wiener-Kronish J

Variation in outpatient antibiotic prescribing in the United States.

The American journal of managed care

Steinman MA, Yang KY, Byron SC, Maselli JH, Gonzales R

Increased mortality of ventilated patients with endotracheal Pseudomonas aeruginosa without clinical signs of infection.

Critical care medicine

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

Culture-Independent Bacterial Population Analysis - Clinical Implications for Respiratory and Other Infections

Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews

Lynch SV
Yang K
Brodie EL
MacDougall C
Andersen G
Wiener-Kronish JP

Expanding the Role of the Pharmacist in Public Health

California Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy

Yang K
Youmans S

Utilization of Community Pharmacies: Implications for Health Care Delivery

Harvard Health Policy Review

Youmans S
Vogt E
Yang K

Blueprints Notes and Cases


Yang K
Graff L
Caughey A

Patient education for H pylori: who benefits?

The Western journal of medicine

Yang K, Guglielmo BJ

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