Jake was born and raised in Willmar, MN. He completed his undergraduate coursework at the University of Minnesota in Duluth. Jake received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical sciences in May of 2014. He is excited to begin his professional career with residency training at the University of Colorado Hospital and is eager to gain experience within a variety of practice settings. His current clinical interests include critical care, infectious diseases and chronic pain management. Jake plans to pursue PGY2 residency training and aspires to eventually obtain a position as a clinical pharmacist at an academic medical center where he can precept future pharmacy practitioners and contribute to research. Outside of pharmacy, Jake enjoys spending time with his family, following several Minnesota sports teams and being outdoors. While attending pharmacy school in Colorado he has participated in several recreational athletic leagues and is thrilled to be able to continue to enjoy the many unique qualities the state has to offer.