Dr. David Oeser earned his Bachelor of Pharmacy from Washington State University in 1984. In 1987, he completed his Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Washington as well as a two-year advanced pharmacy practice residency at the University of Washington Medical Center. After completing his residency, he practiced as an Oncology Pharmacist at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle and then took the position of Clinical Coordinator at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center in Kirkland, Washington and then accepted a position as Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kansas where he served for five years. Upon moving to Houston, Texas he took a position as Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center where he specialized in critical care and nutrition support until moving to Denver where he accepted a position at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s (P/SL) Medical Center as a Clinical Pharmacist. He was subsequently promoted to Medication Safety Coordinator, and in 2007, accepted the position of Director of Pharmacy. He has held a number of faculty appointments including Clinical Instructor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. Currently Dr. Oeser serves as Clinical Instructor at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy and Adjunct Clinical Faculty in Pharmacy for the University of Wyoming College of Pharmacy. His research interests are varied and he serves as a scientific member of the HealthONE Investigational Review Board. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and is certified in BCLS, ACLS, and PALS. Practice interests include pharmacy administration, clinical management, critical care, oncology supportive care, nutrition support, teaching, and medication safety. Dr. Oeser is an avid guitarist who enjoys mountain biking, skiing, backpacking, squash, art, viticulture and, above all, his family.
Dr. Jason Blauwet earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Iowa in 2000. He went on to complete a specialty residency at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, CO. After completing his residency, he practiced as a Pediatric Specialist at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs before returning to The Children’s Hospital in 2004 as a Pediatric Surgery Specialist. In 2008 he accepted the position of Pediatric Clinical Coordinator and in 2012 was promoted to Assistant Director of Pharmacy at P/SL and and The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. Dr. Blauwet is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and was instrumental in the development of the PGY1 residency program, accepting the role of Program Director. He is actively involved in teaching and holds Clinical Assistant Professor appointments at The University of Colorado and The University of Wyoming. His research interests include optimization of pharmacotherapy regimens for pediatric patients as well as process improvement within a large tertiary referral medical system. Practice interests include obstetrics, neonatology, and pediatrics. Dr. Blauwet is an avid skier and cyclist, and has completed several endurance races in Colorado including the Leadville 100 and the Triple Bypass.
Ms. Joan Orgeldinger completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy in 1989 at the University of Colorado. She has practiced in a variety of pharmacy settings including inpatient, drug information, training /educator, and outpatient pharmacy. Since 1998, she has been an inpatient pharmacist which is her preferred area of practice. She is currently an Assistant Director of Pharmacy and the Medication Safety Coordinator at P/SL. She is actively involved in working with nursing staff and the hospital’s CPOE system. Joan is passionate about improving patient safety at P/SL and strives to improve communication among caregivers in an effort to make this happen. She currently serves as a member of the P&T Committee at PSLMC and chairs the Medication Safety Team Committee. Joan is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys skiing, cycling, and loves to travel.
Dr. Katie Paige completed her Pharm.D. from the University of Michigan. She received her Master’s in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University. She has been an inpatient pharmacist for 14 years with primary experience in emergency medicine and is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy. She is currently the Clinical Coordinator for adult services with P/SL and manages the Investigational Drug Service. She currently serves as a member of Critical Care, Infection Control, Department of Emergency Medicine, and P&T committees at P/SL, and chairs the Antibiotic Subcommittee. She is also intimately involved with the stroke program at PS/L. She coordinates and precepts the students from the Schools of Pharmacy at the University of Colorado, Regis University, and the University of Wyoming.
Dr. Melissa Miller earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Texas at Austin. She went on to complete a pediatric focused residency at The Children’s Hospital at Scott & White in Temple, TX. During residency she was instrumental in establishing pharmacy services for The McLane Children’s Hospital at Scott & White where she began practicing as a Pediatric Clinical Specialist after residency. In 2012 she accepted the position of Clinical Coordinator for Women’s and Children’s Services at P/SL with practice interests in obstetrics, neonatology, and pediatrics. Dr. Miller participates as a member of the P&T committee, Pediatric P&T sub-committee, Pediatric Quality Management, Neonatal Quality Management, division Pediatric Steering Committee, and the division Pediatric Formulary Committee. Dr. Miller is also an organizing member of the division Nursing and Pharmacy Collaborative Committee. She enjoys teaching and precepting pharmacy students on both Pediatric and NICU rotations.
Dr. Toral Patel completed her B.S. in Pharmacology/Toxicology and B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin. She received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Colorado. She has been an inpatient pharmacist for 15 years with primary experience in acute care and is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy. She is currently a Pharmacy Specialist in Internal Medicine and serves as a member of Infection Control, Department of Anesthesiology, and P&T committees at P/SL, and the Antibiotic Subcommittee. She is also intimately involved with the anticoagulation dosing and thromboembolism prevention and management programs P/SL. She actively precepts students from the Schools of Pharmacy at the University of Colorado, Regis University, and the University of Wyoming.
Dr. Amelia Woods obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. After graduation, she spent two years working at First Choice Healthcare in Omaha, Nebraska, where she was involved in home healthcare services and was a member of the Palliative Care committee and National Home Infusion Association. Dr. Woods then moved to Denver, CO to work for P/SL as a staff pharmacist and later accepted the Critical Care Clinical Specialist position. Dr. Woods is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy and currently participates on the Nutritional Support Committee, Critical Care, Quality Improvement Committee, and Renal Transplant Selection Committee.
Dr. Erin Kraemer received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Northeastern University in Boston and her Doctor of Pharmacy at University of Colorado in Denver. She worked at Boston Children’s Hospital for four years covering areas of bone marrow transplant, pediatric oncology, cardiac intensive care, PICU, NICU and pediatric nutrition. Dr. Kraemer moved to Colorado to work as a Neonatal Clinical Pharmacist at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL. While at RMHC she has developed and maintained a RMHC Neonatal Drug Reference Book, standardized concentrations of ready-to-infuse IV medications in the NICU and PICU, standardized dosing of unit-dose oral syringes for the E-Mar Bar-coding system, created IV order sets in Meditech, implemented standards of manufacture and expirations of extemporaneous prepared oral solutions and suspensions for pediatrics, and developed and implemented new neonatal dosing guidelines for vancomycin and amikacin. Currently, Dr. Kraemer is a Pediatric Clinical Specialist at the Rocky Mountain for Children Hospital at P/SL. She is a member of the PICU rounding team and involved in the implementation of the COG program (Children Oncology Group) at RMHC. She is PALS and ACLS certified.
Dr. Jaclyn Ripley earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2006. She started her practice as a Clinical Pharmacist at Exempla St. Joseph Hospital in Denver in 2006, focusing on neonatal critical care. In 2012, she accepted a position as a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at P/SL and The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. Dr. Ripley is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, and her practice interests include neonatology, pediatrics, and oncology. She is involved in nursing education in the neonatal intensive care unit, and is part of the neonatal intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit rounding teams. Her interests include reading, running, hiking, and snowboarding.
Dr. Sarah Gee received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2012. She then completed a PGY-1 residency with an emphasis in pediatrics at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL. At the conclusion of the residency year, she happily accepted a position at P/SL as a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. Dr. Gee is a member of the pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit rounding teams, and is involved in pharmacy and nursing education. Her practice interests include neonatology, pediatrics, oncology, and infectious disease. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and discovering new and exciting things around Colorado.
Ms. Caroline Chappell received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado in 1993. She has been working at P/SL since 1991. She is a BMT/oncology clinical specialist for P/SL and has been working in oncology and BMT for fourteen years. Currently she works with oncology and BMT patients in both the in-patient and out-patient setting. Caroline participates on the BMT Quality Committee and is actively involved in BMT/oncology investigational studies. She is a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist. Caroline is currently working on earning her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado. Caroline is ACLS certified and actively precepts students from the Schools of Pharmacy at the University of Colorado and the University of Wyoming. Caroline’s other area of interest are critical care and infectious disease.
Dr. Cristie Gilbreth obtained a Pharm.D. from the University of Washington. Following her Pharm.D. Dr. Gilbreth completed a PGY1 residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup Washington. Dr. Gilbreth is board certified in oncology and has been a BMT/oncology Clinical Specialist to PSL for 7 years. Dr. Gilbreth actively precepts students from the Schools of Pharmacy at The University of Colorado and The University of Wyoming. Areas of interest include the treatment of GVHD and the management of immune suppression. Committee membership cancer care and nutritional support committees.
Dr. Peter Schlickman received his Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa in 2005. After graduation, he completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Dallas, TX followed by a PGY-2 Oncology Specialty Residency at the University of Michigan Hospital and Clinics in Ann Arbor, MI and Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy. He then spent the next five years working as the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Specialist at the Eastern Colorado Health Care System Denver VA Medical Center where he participated in several quality improvement projects including developing computerized order sets for neutropenic fever, erythropoietin stimulating agents, and oral chemotherapies. He is an active member of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association and is currently serving as a committee member for the 4th time. He has been an Oncology Clinical Specialist at P/SL since 2010.
Dr. Genevieve Kautz received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas in 2009. After graduation, she completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, CO, a PGY2 Oncology Specialty Residency at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, KS, and Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy. Genevieve joined the team at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in 2012 and works a pharmacy clinical specialist in the BMT/Oncology unit. Her interests include hematology and infectious disease as well as precepting pharmacy residents and students.