Jim Tjon is a clinical pharmacist in Nephrology at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and has over 20 years of experience working as a clinician in acute care, with the majority of his experience at SickKids. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, his PharmD from Duquesne University and a hospital pharmacy residency from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Prior to working at SickKids, he worked in Drug Information at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a guest lecturer for the PHM354H course (Pharmacotherapy in Pediatrics), serves as a mentor for the Pharmacy Mentorship Program and precepts pharmacy residents and students. Previously he has been a course co-coordinator and facilitator and served on a faculty committee. His research interests include renal dosing and dialyzability of drugs and treatment of children with medical complexity.

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Tjon, J, Teoh, CW. Medication-Induced Nephrotoxicity in Children. Curr Opin Pediatr 2020 (doi: 10.1007/s40124-020-00223-8, in press).

Tjon J, Chen L, Pe, M et al. A Descriptive Pilot for Clinical Pharmacy Services in a Clinic for Children with Medical Complexity. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther 2017;22(4):246–50. (doi: 10.583/1551-6776-22.4.246)

Tjon J, Pe M, Soscia J et al. Efficacy and Safety of Proton Pump Inhibitors in Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Pharmacotherapy. 2013;33(9):956-71. (doi: 10.1002/phar.1299) 

Lam W, Tjon J, Seto W et al. Pharmacokinetic Modeling of a Once-Daily Dosing Regimen for Intravenous Tobramycin in Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2007 Jun;59(6):1135-40.

Lam C, Tjon J, Hamilton J et al. Recurrent Anaphylaxis Associated with Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analogs: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pharmacotherapy. 2006;26(12):1811-5.