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Dr. Kimberly Won

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy
Expertise: Emergency Medicine; Critical Care; Toxicology; Renal Colic; Information Technology
Office Location: Rinker Health Science Campus 297G
Phone: (714) 516-5432
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science
University of Colorado Denver, Doctor of Pharmacy


Dr. Kimberly Won earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and then a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. After graduation, Dr. Won completed a Post-Graduate Year 1 pharmacy residency in acute care at the University of California, San Diego Health System, where she also earned her residency leadership and teaching certificate. Afterward, she returned to the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences to further complete a Post-Graduate Year 2 pharmacy residency in critical care and emergency medicine. During this time, she also earned a resident research training certificate through Kaiser Permanente Colorado. Throughout her training, Dr. Won has given a variety of student lectures, grand rounds and research presentations, and hospital in-services. She has also precepted multiple students and residents on clinical rotations and facilitated several team-based learning modules and patient simulations for pharmacy students and medicine and pharmacy residents, respectively. Dr. Won has been recognized by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and Kaiser Permanente Colorado organizations for her leadership efforts and has held many leadership positions at both the local and national level.

Prior to joining Chapman University, Dr. Won worked on various research projects with the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Kaiser Permanente Clinical Pharmacy Research Team. Her most recent research interests include the management and continuity of care of critically ill patients in the emergency department and critical care units, toxicologic emergencies, the use of lidocaine for renal colic, innovative teaching methods, and using electronic medical record tools for the advancement of patient care.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Bethishou L, Gregorian T, Won K, Lopez K, Tsu L. Management of venous thromboembolism in the elderly: A review of the non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants. The Consultant Pharmacist 2018; 33:248-61.
Huntsberry A, Won K. Updates in management of chronic and acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. US Pharm 2018;43(7):13-16.