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Monica Chuong, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Department/Office
School of Pharmacy - W316

Contact
monica.chuong@mcphs.edu
(P)617.735.1104


Schools
School of Pharmacy - Boston

Programs
Pharmaceutics (MS)
Pharmacy (PharmD)
Pharmaceutical Sciences (BS)

Education
BS, National Taiwan University
MA, New York University
PhD, University of Houston
Postdoc, Oregon State University


Areas of Teaching
Pharmaceutics Labs I and II
Pharmaceutical Technology
Bioprocess Unit Operations
Controlled Drug Delivery
Selected Topics in Pharmaceutical Particulate Science
Selected Topics in Cosmetic and Personal Care Products


Scholarly Interests
Preformulation
HPLC assay development
In vitro drug release
Solid dosage formulations


Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters
Book Chapter (Contribution Author)
Chuong MC. Incorporation of Hypromellose in Formulating Niacin Controlled Release Oral Dosage Forms. In. Câmara FV and Ferreira LJ, editors. Hydrogels: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications.  Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2012. 131-162.

Peer Reviewed Articles (*Corresponding Author)
Chuong MC*, Choy E, Douk K, Duong LH, Hoang SK, Le N, Lim M, Poirier B, Prasad D, Radke M, Tran JQ, and Williams DA. The Development of Delayed-Then-Extended-Release Lovastatin Tablet. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 5(3):11-18, 2013.

Chuong MC*, Chin J, Han JW, Kim E, Alhomayin W, Al Dosary F, Rizg W, Moukhachen O. and Williams, DA. High Performance Liquid Chromatography of Gentamicin Sulfate Reference Standards and Injection USP. International Journal of Pharmaceuticals Analysis. 2013, 4(1):25-29.

Silva MA, Chuong M, Kerr S. Cabrera A. Stability of two long-acting insulin formulations after 28 days. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 2013, 43(1): 37-40.

Chuong MC*, Aggarwal N, Prasad D, Mashiana S, Taheri A, Albenayan W. Particle Shape Descriptors and Angle of Repose of a Bimodal Distribution Sample. International Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 4(2):4484-4492, July 2012.

Chuong MC*, Prasad D, LeDuc B, Du B, Putcha L. Stability of Vitamin B Complex in Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplement Tablets after Space Flight. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Analysis, 55: 1197-1200, 2011.

Christensen JM, Chuong MC, Le H, Pham L, and Bendas E. Hydrocortisone Diffusion Through Synthetic Membrane, Mouse Skin, and EpidermTM Culture Skin. Arch Drug Information, 4:10-21, 2011.

Chuong MC, Palugan L, Su T, Lee R, Busano C, De Pretoro G, Shah A. Formulation of Controlled Release Capsule of a Biopharmaceutical Classification System I Drug Using Niacin as a Model. AAPSPharmSciTech, 11(4): 1650-61, 2010.

Chuong MC*, Taglieri C, Crosby S, Ferullo J and Wei P. Effect of Beverage on the In Vitro Disintegration of Immediate Release Pain Medications. Dissolution Technologies, 17(1) 31-37, 2010.

Chuong MC*, Lee RG, Saxena V and Palugan L. USP Disintegration Apparatus as a Potential Tool for Evaluating Drug Release from Controlled-Release Dosage Forms. Dissolution Technologies, 16(1) 25-32, 2009.

Chuong MC*, Christensen JM, Ayres JW. New Dissolution Method for Mesalamine Tablets and Capsules. Dissolution Technologies, 15 (3) 7-14, 2008.

Chuong MC*, Christensen JM, Ayres JW. Sustained Delivery of Intact Drug to the Colon: Mesalamine Formulation and Temporal Gastrointestinal Transit Analysis. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 27:1-10, 2008.


Editorials
British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
Vascular Health and Risk Management
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences  
International Journal of Nanomedicine
Recent Patents on Drug Delivery and Formulation
Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
AAPS PharmSciTech
Asia Journal of Pharmaceutics


Honors
Third prize poster presentation in the 3rd Technology Transfer Conference, New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Iselin, NJ, November 7, 2012
Favorite Faculty Member - by Resident Assistants of MCPHS, 2010-11
Goel Academic Achievement Award, 2002


Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Society of Cosmetic Chemists – New England Chapter
Northeast Regional Discussion Group of AAPS – Chair Elect 2011, Chair 2012, Past Chair 2013
Self Study Committee, MCPHS School of Pharmacy-Boston, 2009-now
Faculty Strategic Planning Focus Groups - Boston 2008-9


Personal Interests
Reading
Gardening