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


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

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


Bourg CA, Presented “Preparing Early: How to be a Competitive Residency Candidate.” Student National Pharmaceutical Association Regional Convention. Atlanta, GA, February 2015, with Michael Thiman,Clinical Assistant. Professor

With Gin Fleming, clinical assistant professor, presented “Incorporation of Video-Enhanced Case-Based Learning Strategies into Large Classroom Teaching.” Brown Bag Presentation, in collaboration with University of Georgia Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL).


Current Residents