Catherine Liu

Catherine Liu, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Touro College of Pharmacy


Dr. Catherine Liu practices as a geriatric clinical pharmacist at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Her clinical interests include polypharmacy, long-term care, home-based primary care, dementia, diabetes, hypertension, and transitions of care.

Clinical Specialty

  • Geriatrics, Ambulatory Care


  • PharmD, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy; 2016
  • Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) Pharmacy Practice Residency; VA Connecticut Healthcare System
  • Post-Graduate Year 2 (PGY-2) Geriatric Pharmacy Residency; VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Honors and Awards

  • 2016 University of Rhode Island Phi Lambda Sigma Student Leadership Award
  • 2015 Brian P Russell Pharmacy Endowment
  • 2013-2015 Norman A. and Mary Campbell Scholarship Fund
  • 2012 Association of California Recycling Industries Scholarship 2013
  • 2012 University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy Scholarship Endowment


  • Management of urinary tract infections and asymptomatic bacteriuria at Four Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers
  • Anticholinergic medications in veterans with dementia
  • Outpatient management of acute respiratory infections

Recent Publications

  • Liu C, Balcom S, Carrigan S, Malloy M, Mammba V, Clark P. Gerontology Across the Professions and the Atlantic: Students’ reflective views and voices. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2017 Apr-Jun;38(2):158-170.
  • Liu C, Hume AL. Fish oil supplements for rheumatoid arthritis: Some beneficial effects. American Pharmacists Association. Pharmacy Today. March 2015
  • Liu C, Chmielewska A, Lin L, Kulis-Robitaille C, Cioffi S. Medication use evaluation of diclofenac gel at the Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. December 2016.

Professional Service

  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Teaching Responsibilities

  • PHRN 834 - Grand Rounds II
  • PHPN 784 - Pharmacotherapeutics IV
  • PHPN 722 - Comprehensive Patient Care Management
  • PHPN 682 - Pharmacotherapeutics II