Laura Borgelt

Laura Borgelt PharmD

Associate Vice Chancellor of Strategic Initiatives Professor
  • Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine


Primary Phone:303-724-2650

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building

12850 East Montview Boulevard

Aurora, CO 80045


Dr. Borgelt teaches in the Entry Level and North American-Trained PharmD programs, with a focus on women's health topics including contraception, pregnancy and lactation, polycystic ovary syndrome, and menopause. She has developed a women’s health elective which incorporates innovative active learning methods to enable students to have tangible experiences in the classroom or virtual setting. She aims to teach with compassion and integrity and strives to be a role model in both the classroom and the clinic. She believes that great teachers are also great learners, so aims to keep an open mind and listen well to the opinions of others. She wants to be an effective communicator and mentor with a passion about pharmacy education for students, residents, and other health care professionals.

Scholarly Activities:

Dr. Borgelt has been involved with many research projects related to women's health and patient and medication safety. She was the leading editor of a women’s health textbook entitled, “Women’s Health Across the Lifespan: A Pharmacotherapeutic Approach.” She has also published over 100 research and review articles and book chapters related to various pharmacotherapy and educational topics.

Professional Service:

Dr. Borgelt is actively involved in several committees at the School of Pharmacy and within the University. She has been a leader in several state and national organizations. She firmly believes that participating in professional organizations and performing community service and volunteer activities are critical components to promoting pharmacy and advocating better health for the general public.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • BS in Pharmacy, University of Iowa (1995) PharmD, University of Colorado Denver (1997) Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency, University of Colorado and Kaiser Permanente Rocky Mountain Division (1997-1998)
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (1998, 2005)


  • 2013 - AACP Successful Practices in College/School Collaborations with State Pharmacy Association(s) and State Board of Pharmacy. Four Colorado collaborations selected.
  • 2012 - Leadership Award; University of Colorado and Colorado Pharmacists Society
  • 2011 - McKesson Empowering Healthcare Leadership Award
  • 2011 - National Community Pharmacists Association Pharmacy Leadership Award
  • 2011 - Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award; University of Colorado

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