Dr. Tran is involved in innovative practices to help advance community and ambulatory care pharmacy practice.
Family & Community Medicine Practice
University of Maryland, School of Medicine
June 2019 – Present
The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine is a national leader in training family physicians and educating medical students to provide quality health care to families, individuals and their communities. Established in 1970, the Family Medicine training program has graduated over 300 new family physicians in the past 37 years.
As a clinical pharmacist in University of Maryland Family & Community Medicine practice a NCQA designated level 3 patient-centered medical home. Dr. Tran provides direct patient care for patients with complex medication regimens, barriers to adherence and need for frequent medication monitoring including anticoagulation.
Supported by largest healthcare system headquartered in Prince George’s County, the Family Health and Wellness Center provides comprehensive quality healthcare services in the areas of dental care, women’s health, men’s health and family medicine. The mission of the Family Health and Wellness Center is to meet the needs of Prince George’s County residents by providing greater access to primary care, when and where it’s needed.
Dr. Tran assisted in the development of and practices in the Inter-professional Care Transition Clinic (ICTC). The clinic is an interprofessional transitions of care clinic encompassing pharmacists, nurse practitioners, social workers, and lawyers to assist in the smooth transition from hospital to primary care.
University of Maryland Medical Center Anti-thrombosis Center
July 2015 – September 2017
Founded in 1823 as the Baltimore Infirmary, the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation’s oldest academic medical centers. Located on the West Side of Downtown Baltimore, the Medical Center is distinguished by discovery-driven tertiary and quaternary care for the entire state and region and innovative, highly specialized clinical programs.
Dr. Tran monitors outpatients on warfarin therapy including adjusting warfarin doses where appropriate, educating, emphasizing adherence including referral to Dupont’s Indigent Patient Program. Appropriate over-the-counter medications are recommended as needed.
Clinical Programs Consultant
August 2012 – June 2015
Since February 1936 when the first Giant Food store opened in Washington D.C., their dedication has been to Quality, Value, and Service. That focus continues to this day, both within the stores and through their commitment to community growth and development. Giant Pharmacy offers a strong immunization program including pneumococcal, zostavax, influenza, as well as other CDC approved immunizations.
Dr. Tran serves as a resource to the pharmacy staff, and assist in developing and improving Giant’s clinical programs for the entire Landover division – including 158 pharmacies in Maryland, DC, Virginia, and Delaware. She works on building a successful model for medication therapy management, travel health clinics, diabetes program, as well as other patient care services in a supermarket chain. Since starting at Giant, she succeeded in the implementation of: 1) Diabetes Care Program where pharmacists provide 2 diabetes classes a year and monthly one-on-one consultations. 2) Medication Therapy Management including monthly targeted interventions and comprehensive medication reviews. 3) Hypertension Program taught jointly with a pharmacist and a registered dietitian. 4) Increase immunization rates.