In addition to the degrees listed in the Education section above, Dr. Lam holds the following credentials: AAHIVE and FCSHP. Dr. Lam completed her Bachelor’s degree in Art History/Biology from the University of California Los Angeles in 1998. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy in 2003. She completed a PGY1 residency at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and a two-year fellowship at USC School of Pharmacy in HIV pharmacotherapy and translational research. She joined Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science as Assistant Professor in 2007. She is credentialed by the American Academy of HIV Medicine since 2008. In 2012, Dr. Lam ventured into management with Kaiser Permanente. On June 1, 2014, Dr. Lam resumed her passion for academia and joined Chapman University School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice as Assistant Professor.
Dr. Lam had established her ambulatory care practice sites at the Desert AIDS Project Clinic, Riverside Neighborhood Health Center and Perris Family Care Center clinics. She received the Preceptor of the Year in Ambulatory Care from LLU School of Pharmacy (2009). She also received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)/Walmart Scholars Award as mentor (2010), and was recognized as Fellow of California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2011).
Dr. Lam has presented papers at many pharmacy conferences. She has also been invited to speak on the topics of HIV, hepatitis C and other ambulatory care topics by nursing and pharmacy associations. Her area of research interests is in translational research in viral infections, and public health issues relating to the reduction of HIV stigma and the improvement of patient health outcomes and medication adherence.