Santa Ana College has an excellent faculty of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, with many years of experience in the practice of pharmacy and the field of education.
In Spring 2007, the Pharmacy Technology program was awarded the annual
Santa Ana College
Occupational Educational Excellence Award
John Ross, CPhT
John has many years of exceptional experience working as a pharmacy technician at UCI and St. Joseph. He also worked as an Executive Representative for a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Ross brings a depth of experience, energy, and creativity to the program.
Phone: (714) 564- 6622
Leona Dombroske, PharmD, FCSHP
Dr. Dombroske is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. She is also a graduate of the SAC Pharmacy Technology program. Dr. Dombroske also completed a post-graduate ASHP Accredited Residency in Hospital Pharmacy Administration and has 40+ years of experience working for organizations such as Kaiser Permanente, Vons, St. Joseph Hospital/ CHOC, Shriner's Hospital for Children and UCIMC.
Phone: 714 564- 6650
Adjunct faculty teach classes on a part-time basis, with assignments that may vary by semester.
Dr. Justin Phi is a former student of the SAC Pharmacy Technology program from 1997 to 2000. Accepted by UMKC, UC San Diego, Western, and USC Schools of Pharmacy, he elected to attend USC and is a recent PharmD graduate. Prior to this, he graduated from UC Irvine with a BS in Biology and worked for the County of Orange. Besides his post at SAC, Dr. Phi is employed in community pharmacy practice. Dr. Phi enjoys travel, tennis, surfing, and zoological research.
Dr. Hieu Nguyen
Dr. Hieu Nguyen is a former student of Santa Ana College's Pharmacy Technology program. Dr. Nguyen is a PharmD graduate of Purdue University's School of Pharmacy. In addition to teaching, Dr. Nguyen works in both retail and long-term care pharmacy services.
The Pharmacy Technology Department staff includes instructional assistants who provide support for faculty and students, particularly in the Pharmacy Operations, Inpatient Pharmacy Services, Sterile Products lab courses, and in Skills Lab.
Anisa Latthitham, CPhT