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University of Colorado Denver


Katy E. Trinkley, 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. V20-1225 
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Locations:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
First Floor
Room 1225


Voice: 303-724-6563
Fax: 303-724-0979

Training and Education:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2002-2008)
  • Adult Primary Care Residency, The Ohio State University (2008-2009)
  • Pharmacotherapy Fellowship, The Ohio State University (2009-2011)

Clinical Practice:

Multidisciplinary adult primary care at the University of Colorado Denver’s Internal Medicine - Anschutz Medical Campus.

Clinical/Research Interests:

Adult primary care, including gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, psychiatric disorders and improving medication safety with health information technology.

Recent Publications:

  • Trinkley KE, Nahata MC. Opioid doses and increased risk for overdose. Ann Intern Med. 2010;153:59.
  • Trinkley KE, Porter K, Nahata MC. Prescribing Patterns for the Outpatient Treatment of Constipation in the US. Dig Dis Sci. 2010;55:3514-20.
  • Trinkley KE, Nahata MC. Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2011;36:275-82.
  • Aistrope, DS, Attridge RT, Bickley AR, Browne MR, Hall AD, Miller AE, Sheahan A, Tillman EM, Trinkley KE. Methods to Develop Pharmacy Residents as Educators. Pharmacotherapy. 2011;31:526.
  • Trinkley KE, Nahata MC. Medication Use in Pregnancy and Lactation. In: A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacy Practice. 2nd ed. Madras (India): Orient Longman Limited, 2009.