Sheila K. Wang, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor Pharmacy Practice


Clinical Infectious Diseases Pharmacist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois  
Residency Program Director for the Midwestern PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency
Faculty Advisor for the Asian Healthcare Association (AHA) at Midwestern University

Midwestern University
Department of Pharmacy Practice
555 31st Ste
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Office: (630) 515-6248

Email: swangx@midwestern.edu

EDUCATION

B.S Zoology Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
Pharm.D The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Thomas Jefferson University Hosptial, Philadelphia, PA

RESEARCH AREA/INTERESTS

Clinical Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Prevention/Education of Chronic Diseases and Health Disparities amongst underserved Asian Americans

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

PUBLICATIONS

Prevalence of a Cefazolin Inoculum Effect Associated with blaZ Gene Types among Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Four Major Medical Centers in Chicago.
Wang SK, Gilchrist A, Loukitcheva A, Plotkin BJ, Sigar IM, Gross AE, O'Donnell JN, Pettit N, Buros A, O'Driscoll T, Rhodes NJ, Bethel C, Segreti J, Charnot-Katsikas A, Singh K, Scheetz MH.Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jul 27;62(8). pii: e00382-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00382-18. Print 2018 Aug.

Successful Treatment of Cerebral Toxoplasmosis Using Pyrimethamine Oral Solution Compounded From Inexpensive Bulk Powder.
Hodgson HA, Sim T, Gonzalez H, Aziz M, Rhee Y, Lewis PO, Jhobalia N, Shields B, Wang SK.Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 18;5(4):ofy055. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy055. eCollection 2018 Apr.

Implementation of a cefazolin-based stewardship pathway for methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections paired with infectious diseases consultation.
Lee BJ, Rao SN, Wang SK, Lee JY, Lakada IY, Gilbert EM, Barr VO, Postelnick MJ, Sutton SH, Zembower TR, Bolon M, Scheetz MH, Rhodes NJ.Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2017 May;49(5):650-654. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.12.021. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Improving time to optimal Staphylococcus aureus treatment using a penicillin-binding protein 2a assay.
Rao SN, Wang SK, Gonzalez Zamora J, Hanson AP, Polisetty RS, Singh K.J Med Microbiol. 2016 Dec;65(12):1452-1455. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000365. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

A Student-Led Health Education Initiative Addressing Health Disparities in a Chinatown Community.
Lee BJ, Wang SK, So C, Chiu BG, Wang WY, Polisetty R, Quiñones-Boex A, Liu H.Am J Pharm Educ. 2015 Nov 25;79(9):132. doi: 10.5688/ajpe799132.

Treatment outcomes with cefazolin versus oxacillin for deep-seated methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections.
Rao SN, Rhodes NJ, Lee BJ, Scheetz MH, Hanson AP, Segreti J, Crank CW, Wang SK.Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Sep;59(9):5232-8. doi: 10.1128/AAC.04677-14. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Novel work models needed for faculty members trying to balance clinical practice with scholarly responsibilities.
Arif SA, Scheetz M, Wang S, Sincak CA.Am J Pharm Educ. 2014 Feb 12;78(1):21. doi: 10.5688/ajpe78121. 

HPV and HPV vaccines: the knowledge levels, opinions, and behavior of parents.
Grabiel M, Reutzel TJ, Wang S, Rubin R, Leung V, Ordonez A, Wong M, Jordan E.J Community Health. 2013 Dec;38(6):1015-21. doi: 10.1007/s10900-013-9725-6.

The knowledge levels and opinions of biomedical students regarding the human papillomavirus quadrivalent (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) recombinant vaccine.
Tsau K, Reutzel TJ, Wang S, Quiñones A, Nguyen P, Hasan S, Workman G.J Pharm Pract. 2011 Apr;24(2):223-34. doi: 10.1177/0897190010387933. Epub 2010 Dec 20.