Dr. Karen Nguyen is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in MINDEN, LA. Dr. Nguyen specializes in developing and testing new pharmaceutical products, with specific focus on the correlation between drugs and diseases. Clinical pharmacologists optimize drug prescribing and prevent medication errors as well as contribute to new drug applications delivered to the FDA.
Education and Training
Xavier University of Louisiana PharmD 2018
What do you attribute your success to?
- Her desire to promote health, diet and exercise in her community
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