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University of Colorado Denver


Joseph P. Vande Griend, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy

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Mailing address:

University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
Mail Stop C238
12850 E. Montview Blvd. V20-2127
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Second Floor
Room 2127


Voice: 303-724-6485
Fax: 303-724-2627
E-Mail: Joseph.Vandegriend@UCDENVER.EDU

Training and Education:

  • Family Medicine Specialty Residency (PGY-2), University of Colorado Denver (2006-2007)
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1), University of Colorado Hospital (2005-2006)
  • PharmD with Highest Distinction, University of Iowa (2005)

Clinical Activities:

Dr. Joseph Vande Griend is a clinical pharmacy specialist at the University of Colorado Seniors Clinic with Dr. Sunny Linnebur. At this clinical site, Dr. Vande Griend provides medication therapy management services and pharmacotherapy consultations. His specific areas of interest include secondary stroke prophylaxis, primary care psychiatric issues, medication therapy management services, and vitamin D.


Dr. Vande Griend currently co-coordinates Professional Skills Development and Spring Seminar for third-year pharmacy students. He also teaches ambulatory care topics within the Integrated Organ Systems curriculum.