Faculty & Staff Detail
Katherine Juba, Pharm.D., BCPS
Title: Assistant Professor
Office: WEGPHR 309
Phone: (585) 899-3705
Education: Pharm.D., University of Buffalo
Pharmacy Practice Residency, University at Buffalo/Niagara Hospice (Lockport NY)
Dr. Juba received her Pharm.D. from the University of Buffalo in 2005. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at the University at Buffalo/Niagara Hospice in 2006. After her residency she was a pain and palliative clinical pharmacy specialist for three years at Suncoast Hospice in Clearwater/St. Petersburg, FL. She joined the Wegmans School of Pharmacy pharmacy practice faculty in November of 2009. Dr. Juba’s teaching site for third and fourth year pharmacy students is with the palliative care team at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)-Strong Memorial Hospital. She is a preceptor for the URMC PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency programs’ palliative care and internal medicine rotations. Dr. Juba’s practice areas include pain management, hospice/palliative care, geriatrics, and internal medicine. Dr. Juba’s research interests include opioids, pain and palliative care education, and stability of compounded medications. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.
Clinical Projects: Ofirmev (IV acetaminophen) review and monograph preparation for URMC Therapeutics Committee (student project), Quentza (Capsaicin 8% Patch) review and monograph preparation for URMC Therapeutics Committee (student project), URMC opioid induced constipation clinical guideline (student project), Developed Blackboard online nursing education program "Pharmacologic Management of Intractable Physical Symptoms", Oral and nasal ketamine review and monograph preparation for URMC Therapeutics Committee, Ketamine dose recommendation worksheet, weekly pain and palliative care pharmacotherapy teaching rounds (collaborate with APPE students)
Juba KM, Rigali A. “Retrospective Chart Review of a Clinical Pharmacist’s Interventions During Rounds in a Hospice Inpatient Unit.” Poster Presentation at: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Annual Assembly; Boston, MA. March 2010.
Juba KM, Wahler RG. “Single Dose Fluconazole versus Standard Nystatin Therapy for the Treatment of Oral Candidiasis in Hospice Patients.” Poster Presentation at: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, 7th Clinical Team Conference; San Diego, CA. April 2006.
Juba KM, Weiland D.; Seizure Management in a Complex Hospice Patient. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2010;24(1):26-32.
Juba, KM. Pharmacist Credentialing in Pain Management and Palliative Care. J Pharm Pract. (In Press)