Catherine Christen is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and a Clinical Pharmacist at University of Michigan Health System where her primary duties are with the Gynecology Oncology inpatient service and clinic. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Humboldt State University prior to graduating from the School of Pharmacy at the University of California San Francisco with a Doctorate in Pharmacy. She completed a pharmacy residency (PGY1) in Hospital Pharmacy from the University of Michigan. In addition to the didactic teaching of nursing and pharmacy students, Dr. Christen serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents.
Medication safety and adverse drug effect monitoring
Hazardous drug and chemotherapy handling practices and safety measures
Levy HB, Marcus EL, Christen C. Beyond the Beers Criteria: a comparative overview of explicit criteria. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44:1968-75.
Christen C. Appendix A: Polypharmacy in Palliative Care. Esper P, Kuebler KK (eds). In: Palliative Practices From A to Z for the Bedside Clinician, 2nd ed. Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society. 2008:pages 271-6.
Christen C. A history of medication errors published over the last forty years. Ann Pharmacother. 2006; 40:2020-1.