Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Administration
Areas of Interest: Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Office:WEGPHR 309
Phone:(585) 899-3705
Kate Juba

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist


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 and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the University at Buffalo/Niagara Hospice. After her residency, she was a pain and palliative clinical pharmacy specialist for three years at Suncoast Hospice in Clearwater/St. Petersburg, FL.

Dr. Juba's teaching site for third and fourth year pharmacy students is in palliative care and adult internal medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)-Strong Memorial Hospital.

Her practice areas include pain management, hospice/palliative care, geriatrics, and adult medicine. Dr. Juba's research interests focus on pain management, hospice/palliative care pharmacotherapy, and medication safety.

She is a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and Society of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacists (SPPCP).

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]

Recent Publications

  • Development and validation of a performance-based palliative care assessment tool for student pharmacists, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, E-published December 2023. Co-authored with Lowry MF, Lockman K, Herndon C, Atayee RS, Pawasauskas J, Phantumvanit V, Ray JB, Pruskowski J.
  • Association of polypharmacy and potential drug-drug interactions with adverse treatment outcomes in older adults with advanced cancer, Cancer, April 2023. Co-authored with Mohamed MR, Mohile SG, Awad H, Wells M, Loh KP, Flannery M, Culakova E, Tylock RG, Ramsdale EE.
  • Gabapentin-induced overflow urinary incontinence: a case report and review of the literature, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, June 2023. Co-authored with Masri S, Kenney AE, Scigliano D.
  • Polypharmacy, potentially inappropriate medications, and drug-drug interactions in vulnerable older adults with advanced cancer initiating cancer treatment, The Oncologist, March 2022. Co-authored with Ramsdale E, Mohamed M, Yu V, Otto E, Awad H, Moorthi K, Plumb S, Patil A, Vogelzang N, Dib E, Mohile S. 
  • Pain management-related assessment and communication across the care continuum: consensus of the opioid task force of the island peer review organization pain management coalition, Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, February 2022. Co-authored with Triller D, Myrka A, Cleary JH, Winans A, Wahler RG, Argoff C, Meek PD.
  • Association of polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medications with physical functional impairments in older adults with cancer. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, March 2021. Co-authored with Mohamed MR, Ramsdale E, Loh KP, Xu H, Patil A, Gilmore N, Wells M, Nightingale G, Faller B, Onitilo A, Bradley T, Culakova E,  Mohile SG

Courses Coordinated

  • Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Interprofessional Education (IPE)

Courses Taught

  • Applied Pathophysiology and Therapeutics II, III and IV
  • Concepts in Pharmacy Practice II
  • Critical Evaluation of Medical Literature I and II
  • Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Interprofessional Education (IPE)
  • Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience 3
  • Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience IV
  • Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Inpatient/Acute Care General Medicine