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Catherine A. Bourg, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP

Clinical Associate Professor

PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Athens, GA

Office: R.C. Wilson , Rm 260M   
Voice: 706-542-5325
Fax: 706-542-5228

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy , Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy 2009

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency , West Virginia University Hospitals 2009-2010

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency , University of Georgia/Charlie Norwood VA 2010-2011

Research Interests

Residency training, diabetes, health literacy, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

Of Note

Named 2015 Teacher of the Year
Graduated from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Research and Scholarship Certificate Program 2014
UGA Innovative Instruction Grant Recipient 2014
UGA Teaching Academy Fellow 2013 – 2014
New Practioners Leadership Conference Class of 2012, Georgia Pharmacists Association
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Duquesne University

Selected Publications

Bourg CA, May DB. Peptic ulcer disease. In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Schwinghammer TL, Wells BG, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, DiPiro JT, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2016. 

Thurston MM, Bourg CA, Phillips BB, Huston SA.  Impact of Health Literacy Level on Aspects of Medication Nonadherence Reported by Underserved Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.  Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.  2015 17(3). DOI: 10.1089/dia.2014.0220 

Thurston MM, Galdo JA, Bourg CA. Clinical Considerations in Insulin Pharmacotherapy in Ambulatory Care, Part Two: Review of Primary Literature and an Evidence-Based Approach for Treatment. Clinical Diabetes. Clinical Diabetes January 2015 32:66-75; doi:10.2337/diaclin.32.2.66

Galdo J, Thurston MM, Bourg CA. Clinical Considerations in Insulin Pharmacotherapy in Ambulatory Care, Part One: Introduction and Review of Current Products and Guidelines. Clinical Diabetes 2014;32:66-75.

Thurston MM, Phillips BB, Bourg CA.  Safety and Efficacy of Allopurinol in Chronic Kidney Disease.  Ann Pharmacother 2013;47(11): 1507-16.

Bourg CA, Grigg E, May DW. Peptic Ulcer Disease. In Chisholm MA, Schwinghammer TL, Wells BG, DiPiro JT, Kolesar JM, Malone PM (eds): Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice, 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Bourg CA, Phillips BB. Rosiglitazone, myocardial ischemic risk, and recent regulatory actions. Ann Pharmacother 2012;46:282-9. 

Phillips BB, Bourg CA, Guffey WJ, Phillips BG. Evaluation and implementation of an elective course on postgraduate residency training. Am J Pharm Educ 2012; 76 (9) Article 174

Presentations:

“A Career in Clinical Pharmacy.” Summer Odyssey Program, University of Georgia.  Athens, Georgia, June 8, 2017. 

“Medication Reconciliation and Polypharmacy.” Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center Medical Residents (Community Care Clinic).  Athens, Georgia, July 7th, 21st; August 4th, 2016. 

“Newly Approved Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes.” Ansel Symposium, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Athens, GA, October 24, 2015. 

“Incorporation of Video-Enhanced Case-Based Learning Strategies into Large Classroom Teaching.” College of Education Innovations Conference. Athens, GA, October 23, 2015. 

“The Great Balancing Act: Balancing Students and Residents on Rotation.” ASHP National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference.  Washington, DC, August 22, 2015. 

“Preparing Early: How to be a Competitive Residency Candidate.”  Student National Pharmaceutical Association Regional Convention.  Atlanta, GA, February 2015.

Affiliations

Current Residents