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Sarah L. Anderson, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Dr. Sarah Anderson

Mailing address:

University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
Mail Stop C238
12850 E. Montview Blvd. V20-2129
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Second Floor
Room 2129


Voice: 303-724-5926
Fax: 303-724-2627

Training and Education:

  • Family Medicine Specialty Residency (PGY2), University of Colorado Denver (2008-2009)
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1), Denver Health Medical Center (2007-2008)
  • PharmD, University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy (2007)
  • BA, Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder (2003)


  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2009)
  • American Pharmaceutical Association Immunization Provider (2004)

Clinical Activities:

Dr. Anderson is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Adult Internal Medicine at the Gipson Eastside Family Health Center, one of the Denver Health Community Health Clinics. At this clinic site, Dr. Anderson provides pharmacotherapy consultations and patient care visits for resistant hypertension, diabetes, anticoagulation and medication management. This is also a rotation site for P4 students, PGY1 and PGY2 residents. Dr. Anderson’s areas of interest include type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and transitions of care. .

Scholarly Activities:

Dr. Anderson participates in research related to pharmacotherapy (cardiovascular disease, dyslipidemia, diabetes) and transitions of care. She has published research articles, review articles, editorials, and continuing education materials.

Professional Service:

Dr. Anderson is the current chair of the ACCP Adult Medicine PRN and is a member of the ASHP Pharmacotherapy Residency Goals & Objectives Revision Group. At the school, she serves as the chair of the Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Committee and as co-advisor to the Sigma Chapter of Phi Delta Chi. She is an alumni member of the school's Alumni Association Board. At Denver Health, Dr. Anderson is the Diabetes Champion for the Eastside Clinic and serves as a member of the Diabetes Collaborative, the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Pharmacy Team, and the Anticoagulation Working Group. At the state level, Dr. Anderson recently completed a 3-year term on the Colorado Pharmacists Society Board of Directors and continues to serve on the CPS Membership, Nominations, and Social Media committees. Dr. Anderson volunteers as a faculty preceptor at the student-run free clinic in Aurora (DAWN Clinic).


  • PHRD 6095: Pharmacotherapy 3
  • PHRD 5985: Pharmacotherapy 1: allergic rhinitis, celiac disease and dermatology
  • PHRD 6915/7015: Seminar Research: faculty advisor
  • PHRD 6985: Pharmacotherapy 4: Chronic management of atrial fibrillation
  • PHRD 6995: Pharmacotherapy 5: ADD/ADHD
  • PRDO 7311: Chronic management of atrial fibrillation
  • PHRD 7300/7350: Writing preceptor and small group facilitator
  • PHRD 7905: P3 Advanced IPPE: faculty preceptor
  • P4 APPE: faculty preceptor

Recent Publications ​​