Dr. Guy Hasegawa
Author, Speaker, and Former Board Member
Guy R. Hasegawa received a B.A. in zoology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California, San Francisco. After completing a residency in hospital pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, he worked as a clinical pharmacist at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he also served as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. Since 1988, he has worked for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in Bethesda, Maryland, as an editor for the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. His pharmacy-related publications date back to 1978.
Dr. Hasegawa’s research in Civil War medicine has dealt with diverse topics, including pharmacy, medical purveying, medical cadets, chemical weapons, and artificial limbs. He has published numerous historical articles in scholarly journals and contributed a chapter to the book Years of Change and Suffering, which he coedited with James M. Schmidt. His latest books are Mending Broken Soldiers: The Union and Confederate Programs to Supply Artificial Limbs (2012) and Villainous Compounds: Chemical Weapons and the American Civil War (2015).