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University of Colorado Denver


Joseph Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

Professor, Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine

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Vice-Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Mailing address:

University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
Mail Stop C238
12850 E. Montview Blvd. V20-2126
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Second Floor
Room 2126


Voice: (303) 724-2656
Fax: (303) 724-0979

Teaching Activities:

Dr. Saseen teaches several components of the Entry Level and North American-Trained PharmD programs. In particular, he teaches on the topics of preventive cardiology (e.g., hypertension, dyslipidemia), rheumatology (rheumatoid arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis), cardiovascular complications of diabetes, and comprehensive pharmacotherapy cases. He is director of the Pharmacotherapy 2 (PHRD 6085) and the Intersession (PHRD 8995) courses. He precepts post-graduate year 2 (PGY2) ambulatory care pharmacy residents and is the residency program director of the ASHP-accredited PGY2 Ambulatory Care pharmacy residency.

Clinical Service:

As a clinical pharmacy specialist in the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Saseen practices at the University of Colorado Stapleton Family Medicine Clinic (aka, A.F. Williams). This is the primary clinical teaching site for the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency Program.

Scholarly Activities:

Dr. Saseen participates in research related to pharmacotherapy (hypertension, dyslipidemia, gout) and has published research, review articles and textbook chapters related to these topics.

Professional Service:

Dr. Saseen was chair of the curriculum committee at the School of Pharmacy from 2007-2013 and is currently on the committee as the past chair. He is on the Board of Directors for the National Lipid Association and the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, and also is Director of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Academy Career Advancement program.​

Recent Publications​​