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University of Colorado Denver

 

Meghan N. Jeffres, PharmD

Assistant 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

Speaking Eng​agements:

  • Penicillin Allergy: A Rare Case Demanding Special Attention. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, Baltimore, MD. March 2016.
  • Zika Outbreak: What Pharmacists Need to Know. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, Baltimore, MD. March 2016.
  • Mad Meds: Buy or Sell Novel Medications Approved – 2015, 2016
      • General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Denver, CO. January 2016
      • Colorado Pharmacist Society Winter CE and Ski Event, Copper Mountain, CO. January 2016
      • Advances in Pharmacy Practice, Aurora, CO. February 2016

Recent Awar​ds:

  • 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:

  • Colorado Pharmacists Society: Programming Chair for Annual Winter CE and Ski Event
  • Society of Infectious Diseases of America: Antimicrobial Stewardship Taskforce, Content author of Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program for Pharmacists, Antimicrobial Research Committee
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy: Faculty Development Committee

Certifications:

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2006)