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Hung S. Luu, PharmD, MD, FCAP is the Director of Clinical Pathology at Children’s Health and Chief of Service for Pathology at the Children’s Medical Center Plano Campus. He is Associate Professor of Pathology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. As part of the faculty on the hematopathology service at the University of Texas Medical Center in Dallas Texas, he participates in the training of pathology residents and fellows in the examination of bone marrows, lymphoid tissue and body fluid to diagnose hematolymphoid malignancies.

Dr. Luu received his pathology residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, and completed a fellowship in hematopathology at City of Hope in Duarte, California. He has board certification in anatomic and clinical pathology, hematopathology, and clinical informatics. His research interests include hematologic malignancies in the pediatric population, hematology with an emphasis in hemoglobinopathies, and utilizing technology and process improvement in the laboratory to improve operational efficiency and clinical outcomes.

Dr. Luu is an active member of the College of American Pathologist serves on the Clinical Informatics and Standards Committee. He serves as the co-chair of the implementation committee for the Food and Drug Administration’s SHIELD initiative, a multi-stakeholder initiative to improve the quality, interoperability, and portability of laboratory data. Dr. Luu was appointed to a three-year term on the Health Information Technology Advisory Council (HITAC) in 2022.

Education

Medical School
Oregon Health and Science University (2004)
Internship
University of Oregon Health Sciences Center - GME (2005), General Surgery
Residency
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2009), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Fellowship
City of Hope National Medical Center (2010), Hematopathology

Research Interest

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Coagulation
  • Hematolymphoid Neoplasms
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Myeloid Neoplasms
  • Process Improvement

Publications

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Hematologic Complications in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19 Infection.
Lin E, Araj E, Markantonis J, Luu H, Chen M, Hematol Rep 2022 Jul 14 3 228-234
A Combined Biomarker of Bright CD38 and MYC =55% Is Highly Predictive of Double-/Triple-Hit High-Grade B-Cell Lymphoma.
Alsuwaidan A, Koduru P, Fuda F, Manuel Jaso J, Chen M, Rosado F, Luu HS, Sweed N, Garcia R, Doucet M, Desai NB, Kumar KA, Awan FT, Ramakrishnan Geethakumari P, Chen W, Am J Clin Pathol 2022 May
Chromosomal microarray reinterpretation: Applications to pediatric practice.
Shi G, Xu J, Barnes SF, Farooqi MS, Luu HS, Gotway G, Park JY, J Pediatr 2021 Dec
Transfusion-Transmitted Malaria: Two Pediatric Cases From the United States and Their Relevance in an Increasingly Globalized World.
Stubbs LA, Price M, Noland D, Fuchs J, Filkins L, McElvania E, Luu HS, Sebert M, Waters A, Hsiang MS, J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2021 Sep
Providing Inclusive Care for Transgender Patients: Capturing Sex and Gender in the Electronic Medical Record.
Patel K, Lyon ME, Luu HS, J Appl Lab Med 2020 Dec
Use of LOINC for interoperability between organisations poses a risk to safety.
Carter AB, de Baca ME, Luu HS, Campbell WS, Stram MN, Lancet Digit Health 2020 Nov 2 11 e569

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Honors & Awards

  • American Association of Clinical Chemistry Outstanding Speaker Award
    (2014)
  • Southwestern Association of Microbiology 32nd Annual Meeting Poster Award
    (2013)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (2010)
  • College of American Pathologists (2010)
  • American Society of Hematology (2009)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (2005)