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Meghan N. Jeffres, PharmD

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy


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Mailing address:

University of Colorado
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mail Stop C238
12850 E. Montview Blvd. V20-1212
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
First Floor
Room 1212

Contact:

Training and Education:

  • 2004 Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Wyoming, Laramie WY
  • 2005 Residency in Pharmacy Practice at Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City UT
  • 2006 Residency in Infectious Diseases at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis MO

Teaching:

Coordinate and Teach:

  • PHRD 6965, Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making
  • PHRD 7830, Infectious Diseases Elective
  • PHRD 7862, Global Health Disparities Elective

Teach:

  • PHRD 6985, Pharmacotherapy 4 – Infectious Diseases and Cardiology
  • PHRD 6915, Seminar Research I & 7015 Seminar Research II
  • PHRD 6965, Clinical Reason & Decision Distance Degree Program
  • PHRD 7730, Infectious Diseases Distance Degree Program

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Practice site at the University of Colorado Hospital with Internal Medicine service
  • Research interests include: antimicrobial adverse reactions, antimicrobial allergies, gram-negative infections and resistance, and active learning and teaching
  • Recent Publications

Recent Speaking Engagements:

  • The Great ID Debates of One-Eight. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA. December 2018
  • A comprehensive survey of infectious diseases curriculum among United States pharmacy schools IDWeek, San Francisco CA. October 2018
  • Innovative Games for Teaching Infectious Diseases—In Bugs and Drugs, Should We Play to Learn? AACP Annual Meeting, Nashville TN. July 2017
  • Beta-lactam allergies facts vs. fears. SIDP Annual Meeting at Microbe, New Orleans LA. June 2017
  • Penicillin Allergy: A Rare Case Demanding Special Attention. APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Baltimore, MD. March 2016
  • Zika Outbreak: What Pharmacists Need to Know. APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Baltimore, MD. March 2016

Recent Awards:

  • 2016 – National Alliance of State Pharmacy Association (NASPA) Excellence in Innovation Award
  • 2013 – Innovations in Teaching award recipient from the American Associate of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Professional Memberships and Service:

  • Infectious Diseases Educator Network: co-founder, steering committee member, listserv moderator, website: iden.ucsf.edu
  • Colorado Pharmacists Society: Programming Chair for Annual Winter CE and Ski Event
  • Society of Infectious Diseases of America: Programs Committee Chair, Content author of Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program for Pharmacists
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy​

Certifications:

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2006)