Nephrology Associates, P.C.

129 Brookmoore Drive, Columbus, MS  39705

Phone: (662) 329-3838 | Fax: (662) 329-2515


Business Contact: Trip Hairston 


Catherine C. Pace, PharmD, CCRC


Cathy earned a Bachelor’s degree and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She was a member of Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society.


Cathy was a clinical pharmacist at Baptist Memorial Hospital for many years before becoming involved in clinical research. She manages protocols with Drs Dunn, LeBrun, and Riley as Principal Investigators of clinical trials in patients with chronic kidney disease as well as end-stage renal disease. Research involves both pre-dialysis patients and those receiving dialysis. Of those trials, over 12 different pharmaceutical companies have been represented in areas of anemia, diabetic nephropathy, growth hormone and nutrition, secondary hyperparathyroidism and occluded catheters.


Cathy is certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator. She has completed research training by the National Institutes of Health and the Western Institutional Review Board.


Cathy is a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, American Society of Heath-System Pharmacists and the American Pharmaceutical Association. She also serves on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee for Fresenius Medical Care of North America.