Lu Yun

Lucy Yun Lu, PharmD, MS, BCCP


Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“Managing medication therapy can be challenging, especially when multiple medications are used together, with alternative medications, or with nutrition supplements. Ideal medication treatment should be supported by strong clinical data on their safety and efficacy. The medication treatment should be effective, affordable, and with minimal side effects. It is my goal to help my patients and doctors find the best combination for each individual based on their physical and health conditions.”

Clinical Expertise

Lucy’s practice areas include cardiology and anticoagulation. She specializes in medication treatment for coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and anticoagulation. Medication safety is her priority. She has a special interest in herbal/alternative therapy and drug interactions. Lucy received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy. She has been providing Medication Therapy Management in the Cardiology Clinic since 2009. She is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency research co-coordinator.


  • Lor, D.; Meyers, A.; Hubbard, L.; Peterson, J.; Lu, Y. Review of Post-discharge Thromboprophylaxis Practices and Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients. Preprints 2023, 2023101835.
  • Wang, D., Leo, C., Liu, L., Huang, L., & Lu, Y. (2023). Antithrombotic therapy in patients with COVID-19: indications, pharmacotherapy and controversy. Stroke Vasc Neurol, 8(4), 263–265.
  • Wang K, Lu Y, Simegn MA, Xue H, Asinger RW. Use of SAMe-TT2R2 in a racially diverse anticoagulation clinic: prediction of optimal anticoagulation. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2022 Nov 9. doi: 10.1007/s11239-022-02722-5. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36352057.
  • Wang K, Yin L, Song Y, Zhang M, Lu Y, Wang S. The Use of Hydrocortisone, Ascorbic Acid and Thiamine in Patients with Sepsis and Septic Shock – A Systematic Review. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. April 2022. doi:10.1177/08971900221097193.
  • QX Zhang, YD Zhu, BQ Liu, X Xu and Y Lu. COVID-Related Anticoagulation Guideline Review. Drug Adverse Reaction Journal 2022 24(4): 197-202. DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.cn114015 20211020 01081.
  • Huang J, Lu Y, Chen J. Perioperative Pulmonary Embolism Prevention and Treatment. Transl Perioper & Pain Med 2017; 2(3): 1-9.
  • Liu J, Nie XY, Zhang Y, Lu Y, Shi LW, Wang WM. CYP2C19*2 and Other Allelic Variants Affecting Platelet Response to Clopidogrel Tested by Thrombelastography in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome. Chin Med J 2015;128:2183-8.
  • Lu Y, Branstad R, Karim R.M, Asinger R.W. Consideration of clinical variables for choosing a new anticoagulant alternative to warfarin for the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 2014, 39,628–636.
  • Lu Y, Clifford P, Bjorneby A, Thompson B, VanNorman S, Won K, Larsen K. Quality improvement through implementation of discharge order verification. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy  May 2013,  70  (9)  815-820.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacist
  • Anticoagulation Forum
  • University of Minnesota Alumni


  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Master of Science
  • Board Certified Cardiology Specialist


“My husband and I have two boys and one dog. As an active nature lover, I spend my spare time gardening, hiking, jogging, biking, swimming, photographing, reading, and writing. Helping others gives me peace and joy; I volunteer in various community activities globally.”