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Allison B. Blackmer, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS

Assistant Professor


Mailing address:
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy
Mail Stop C238
12850 E. Montview Blvd. V20-1208
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
First Floor
Room 1208

Contact:

Voice: 303-724-8844
E-Mail: Allison.Blackmer@ucdenver.edu

Training and Education:

  • Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialty Residency (PGY2), University of North Carolina: Chapel Hill, NC  (2009-2010)  
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1), University of North Carolina: Chapel Hill, NC (2008-2009)
  • PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago: Chicago, IL (2008) 

Certification and Fellowships:

  • Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2016 - present)
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2009 - present) 

Clinical/Research Interests:

Dr. Blackmer's clinical practice site is the Special Care Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado, a pediatric primary care clinic for children with medical complexity. Her clinical, research, and scholarship interests include the pharmacotherapy management of children with medical complexity, management of sleep and self-injurious behaviors in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, pediatric pharmacotherapy, pediatric intestinal failure, and parenteral nutrition support. 

Professional Memberships and Service:

  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Colorado Pharmacist Society 

Teaching:

Coordinator:
  • PHRD 7870 (Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Elective)

​​Co-coordinator: 

  • PHRD 8995 (Intersession)

Lecturer: 

  • PHRD 7870 (Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Elective): Introduction to Pediatrics; Fluids, Electrolytes and Nutrition; Pediatric GI Issues 
  • PHRD 6015 (Pharmacokinetics): Neonatal Pharmacokinetics
  • PHRD 6985 (Pharmacotherapy 4): Otitis Media
  • PHRD 5985 (Pharmacotherapy 1): Nutrition Assessment; Introduction to Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • PRDO 7331 (Pediatrics): Introduction to Pediatrics; Pediatric GI Issues
  • PRDE 7720 (Pharmacotherapy II- GI/Nutrition): Nutrition Assessment; Introduction to Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Extracurricular Involvement:

  • Faculty Advisor for CU-PediatRx

Recent Awards:

  • 1st Place, Best Teaching Innovation: Monash University, 9th Pharmacy Education Symposium- Pharmacy Education and Collaboration for Global Practice (2017)
  • Recognition as one of the Top 10 Articles from Pharmacotherapy in 2016 (Publication: Blackmer AB, Feinstein JA. Management of sleep disorders in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: a review. Pharmacotherapy 2016;36(1):84–98.)
  • Innovations in Teaching Award, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2016)
  • Promising Investigator Award, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (2014)
  • Harry M. Vars candidate for best research presentation, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (2014)
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Future Leaders Program (2013)