CDR Catherine Chew, Pharm. D.
Catherine Chew is a Senior Health Promotion Officer in the Food and Drug Administration's Division of Drug Information. Dr. Chew responds to drug inquiries from a broad range of US as well as international sources including drug companies, academia, consumers, health care professionals, attorney and brokers. Dr. Chew composes consumer information for FDA’s web site, writes for FDA’s ACPE Reaccreditation Report and serves as the author and administrator of the FDA DrugInfo listserv. She also precepts students, residents and fellows from around the U.S., presents at various pharmacy conferences and lectures at universities.
Dr. Chew has a Pharm.D. degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Before joining the FDA in 2000, she worked at John Hopkins Hospital in the Pediatric Pharmacy of the Children’s Center. She is a Commander in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and has been on deployments to Alaska and for Hurricanes, Ivan, Frances and Katrina.