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Shusen Sun

Clinical Professor of Acute Care | Director of Continuing Education | Director of International Pharmacy Programs
Office: CSP 425
413-796-2424

Dr. Sun was a research scientist at Pfizer prior to his pharmacy career. He has more than ten years of practice experience in the emergency care setting providing services to academic medical centers as well as community teaching hospitals. Dr. Sun shares his emergency medicine expertise through direct patient care, teaching, professional service, and research. He works globally with the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) to improve emergency care and medication safety, especially in the geriatric and pediatric populations. Dr. Sun is actively engaged in research and scholarship with numerous peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters. He provides editorial work for several national and international pharmacy journals. In particular, he is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, is on the editorial board of the American Journal of Health-system Pharmacists -Chinese Edition as well as several Chinese pharmacy journals.

Dr. Sun has a keen interest in expanding clinical pharmacy training to international pharmacists by establishing collaboration with pharmacy schools, hospitals, and pharmacy associations. Over his career, Dr. Sun has promoted clinical pharmacy globally through his engagement with national and international pharmacy associations, such as the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists (ASHP), the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP), Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe (PCNE), Chinese Pharmacological Society, and Chinese Medical Society Clinical Pharmacy Branch.  He currently serves as a Senior Consultant to ASHP and a member of the ESCP Education Committee. In addition to teaching PharmD students at WNEU, he also provides instruction in clinical pharmacy at Chinese pharmacy schools. Through these activities, Dr. Sun has established himself as an expert and scholar in pharmacy practice, research, and global pharmacy education and training. 

Dr. Sun earned his Pharm.D. from Creighton University in Omaha, MS in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University, and BS in Polymer Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China. Dr. Sun has recently received the “Excellence in Scholarship Award” and the “Excellence in Service Award” by WNEU.