Joseph Saseen PharmD
Professor and Vice Chair
Our ASHP-accredited ambulatory care post graduate year two (PGY2) residency, established in 1995, is an award-winning program that has trained top pharmacists across the country. The program is the recipient of the 2019 ASHP Residency Excellence Program Award, as well as the Preceptor Award.
Our program is operated on the state-of-the-art University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. The campus, a complete complement of educational and clinical enterprises, is a major integrated academic health sciences center that includes Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy and Dental Medicine.
The longitudinal practice site is at the University of Colorado Family Medicine Clinic (the AF Williams Family Medicine Center, in Denver) and required core learning experiences are in population health, geriatrics, internal medicine, and federally qualified health center clinics. Additional sites are within the University of Colorado Health clinics and with affiliated organizations in the Denver metro area.
Brooke grew up in Novi, Michigan and received her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Michigan State University. She then completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Michigan and her PGY1 residency at the Detroit Medical Center. Brooke could not be more excited to make the move out west to complete her PGY2 residency in ambulatory care at the University of Colorado. Her professional interests include anticoagulation, diabetes, nephrology, and population health management. In her free time, Brooke enjoys spending time outside, exercising, and traveling. She is looking forward to a year of professional growth and exploring beautiful Colorado!
Lindsay grew up in Oak Park, California and completed her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. She then headed out to Colorado to complete her PharmD at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. After pharmacy school, she made her way to Pittsburgh to complete her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside. Lindsay is thrilled to return to the University of Colorado to complete her PGY-2 ambulatory care training while working alongside the professors and mentors who sparked her love for clinical pharmacy. Her professional interests include chronic disease state management, infectious diseases, underserved care, and academia. In her free time, she enjoys running, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family and her sister’s two golden retrievers!
Ben grew up in a small town called Franklin, West Virginia. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree with an Area of Emphasis in Teaching at West Virginia University (Go Mountaineers!). After pharmacy school, he left the east to move out to Colorado and complete his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Boulder Community Health. Ben is very excited to be moving just 30 miles south to complete his PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine at the University of Colorado. His professional interests include anticoagulation, primary care, and academia. In his free time, Ben enjoys rock climbing indoors and outside, hiking, snowboarding, exploring new places, and hanging out with friends. He looks forward to another great year in this amazing state and working with the extraordinary people at University of Colorado!
Briana grew up in Grand Junction, Colorado and completed her Bachelor's degree at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She moved back to Colorado to complete her PharmD at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She went on to complete a PGY1 residency at Denver Health Medical Center and is excited to stay in the Denver area to complete her PGY2 in Ambulatory Care. Briana's professional interests include endocrinology, anticoagulation, infectious disease, and academia. She hopes to pursue a clinical faculty position where she can teach and mentor the next generation of pharmacists while advancing her practice at an ambulatory care clinic. Briana enjoys spending time with her husband and son exploring all that the Colorado outdoors has to offer including camping, hiking, snowboarding, and fishing.