Trang Trinh, PharmD, MPH

Associate Professor
Phone: +1 415 885-3817
Fax: +1 415 476-6632
1001 Potrero Avenue, Rm 160
UCSF Box 0622
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States

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Faculty Member, Medication Outcomes Center

What I do

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department's Medication Outcomes Center. I teach epidemiology and infectious disease pharmacotherapy in the curriculum, conduct research including antibiotic comparative effectiveness and antimicrobial stewardship implementation studies, and support the Medical Center's infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship team in various quality improvement projects.

Departmental research area

My research expertise

infectious disease epidemiology, risk factors and outcomes of drug-resistant bacterial infections, comparative effectiveness research

Clinical expertise

Infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship


MPH, Wayne State University
PharmD, University of Maryland
BS, Biology, University of Florida

Postgraduate training

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases Outcomes, Wayne State University
PGY2, Infectious Diseases, University of Florida Health, Shands Hospital
PGY1, Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Florida Health, Shands Hospital


Trang Trinh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy's Medication Outcomes Center. Her research areas focus on antimicrobial stewardship interventions in ambulatory settings and pharmacoepidemiology of multidrug-resistant bacterial infections. Trang is especially interested in incorporating leadership/change management to implement effective antimicrobial stewardship and prescribing practices in ambulatory clinics and other outpatient settings, as well as applying advanced study design and statistical methods to bolster observational studies in infectious diseases.

In addition to her research focus, Trang also teaches epidemiology, study design, and infectious disease pharmacotherapy in the School of Pharmacy curriculum. She precepts and mentors pharmacy students and residents on infectious diseases research and quality improvement projects.

Research keywords

  • Infectious diseases
  • comparative effectiveness
  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • multidrug resistant bacteria
  • clinical epidemiology
  • vancomycin
  • Skin
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Skin Diseases, Bacterial
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
  • drug resistant MRSA
  • Cephalosporins
  • Febrile Neutropenia
  • Cross Infection
  • Fosfomycin
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial
  • Pseudomonas Infections
  • Bacteremia