Goal: We will provide education to improve pharmacist competencies to ensure optimal patient outcomes, meet the educational requirements for re-licensure, and satisfy the long-term learning needs of pharmacists.

Mission: We will provide an expanding range of educational activities that promote problem solving and/or critical thinking to support the continuing professional development of pharmacists.

  • Reach a growing number of pharmacists with a primary focus on pharmacists in Colorado
  • Inform pharmacists of the latest trends in evidence-based practice
  • Promote interprofessional collaborative care
  • Incorporate the application and practice of knowledge, skills, and attitudes
  • Facilitate the expanding scope of pharmacy practice

The CPD Advisory Board provides input and direction to the work of the CPD office. The following people are members of the CU CPD Advisory Board

Chair: Jodie Malhotra, PharmD, Director of Practitioner and International Development; School of Pharmacy


  • Blair Gifford, PhD, Professor, Global Health Management, Business School & CGH, UC Denver
  • Meghan Jeffres, PharmD, Associate Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Ryan Leyland, PharmD, King Soopers #63 Pharmacy Manager
  • Jason McCanless, Pharm.D., Medical Science Liaison – Vaccines, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • Colleen O’Connor, PharmD, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Montrose Memorial Hospital
  • Ruth Nemire, PharmD, EdD, CEO ASK Educational Games, LLC
  • Joseph Saseen, PharmD, Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Programs; School of Pharmacy
  • Rachel Wagmaister, BA, CE/DDP Program Coordinator, Skaggs School of Pharmacy
  • Emily Zadvorny, PharmD, BCPS, Executive Director, Colorado Pharmacists Society (CPS)

U.S. Mail & Deliveries

Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education
CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
12850 E. Montview Blvd., V20-1118
Aurora, CO 80045

General Correspondence

email: sop.continuingeducation@ucdenver.edu
Fax: 303-724-3732
Please confirm all faxes via telephone or email.