Kathleen Gura PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist, Division of Critical Medicine (Nutrition); Manager, Clinical Research, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Kathy Gura is the Pharmacy Clinical Research Program Manager and a clinical pharmacist with the Clinical Nutrition Service at Boston Children's Hospital. She is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an adjunct member of the faculty at MCPHS University. Her topics of expertise include nutritional support for the critically ill pediatric patient, nutritional support in intestinal failure, intravenous lipid emulsions and sterile products preparation. Dr. Gura received her BS and PharmD from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston. Certified as a Nutritional Support Pharmacist, Dr. Gura is a Fellow of the ASHP, ASPEN, PPA and MSHP. She served on the Board of Directors for the Pediatric Pharmacy Association and served as president of the Massachusetts Society of Health System Pharmacists. Dr. Gura is the author of numerous book chapters on pediatric nutrition and has written more than 130 peer-reviewed on topics such as the parenteral nutrition associated cholestasis, clinical practice guidelines for parenteral nutrition, and the use of parenteral nutrition in the neonate. She currently serves as an associate editor for JPEN and is a member of the Clinical Practice Committee and PN Safety Committee.

Email: kathleen.gura@childrens.harvard.edu