The CPS Winter Meeting is a unique meeting aimed at providing pharmacists, students and technicians, and their families, a get away that encompasses the best of two worlds: pharmacy CE and winter fun! This eclectic meeting is held in a ski resort each year, and plans the programming schedule AROUND winter fun such as skiing, sledding, skating and spa-ing! It also houses a lively exhibit hall with fun interaction amongst industry and attendees. Come join us for winter fun, networking and learning in beautiful Colorado locations!
The theme for the 2024 Winter Meeting is "Explore in '24: Mountains of CE".
Chair, CPS 2024 Winter Meeting
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy | University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aimee Pugh Bernard, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz medical campus (CU AMC) and the executive director of the CU School of Medicine (CUSOM) Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative. Aimee is actively involved in the CUSOM Trek curriculum reform, serving as the immunology content director for the entire curriculum.Aimee is a dedicated educator and teaches immunology within the medical school, graduate school, dental school, and the Child Health Advocate and Physician Assistant (CHA/PA) program on the Anschutz medical campus. As a pro-science advocate, Aimee has testified in support of legislation that strengthens childhood immunization policy since 2017. She is an active member of the Colorado Immunization Advocates, Immunize Colorado, and the Colorado Vaccine Equity Task Force. Her dedication to answering questions related to vaccine hesitancy is evident through her continual involvement in community-based vaccine education seminars, her podcast (Help! Make It Make Sense with Dr. Toni and Dr. Aimee) devoted to answering listener’s questions and concerns about vaccination, and the Team Vaccine ‘Immunology 101’ blog posts focused on explaining how vaccines work with the immune system to defend us from disease. In all her roles, Aimee strives to serve as a positive influence on public policy, vaccine education, and the increased acceptance of immunization within the community.
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Dr. Sara Wettergreen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at UCHealth Lone Tree Primary Care clinic, where her activities focus on chronic disease state management, quality improvement initiatives, and providing pharmacotherapy consultations. Dr. Wettergreen’s clinical and research areas of interest include diabetes and diabetes-related technology, well-being, and pharmacy education.
Clinical Pharmacist, Salud Family Health
Emily Kosirog, PharmD, BCACP, is a Clinical Pharmacist at Salud Family Health in northeastern Colorado. She has been providing ambulatory care pharmacy services at Salud since 2013. As one of the first clinical pharmacists at Salud, she developed and implemented robust clinical pharmacy services that have provided care for thousands of underserved patients. In her free time, she continues to advocate for the under-resourced and forgotten. She enjoys hiking with her husband and is in her “mom” era: she has several beautiful children through birth, foster care, and adoption.
Associate Director, The Naloxone Project
Rachael is a pharmacist and consultant for the Colorado-based consulting firm Stader Opioid Consultants. She has spent the past decade focused on policy, advocacy, and educational work surrounding opioid stewardship and substance use disorder treatment at both the state and national level. She is the Associate Director of The Naloxone Project (TNP), a nonprofit aimed at making hospitals into naloxone distribution sites. Through TNP, she is Program Director of the MOMs (Maternal Overdose Matters) Initiative, which targets birthing hospitals as naloxone distribution sites for at-risk perinatal patients and families. She is also Program Director of MOMs+, a quality improvement program aimed at helping birthing hospitals build addiction treatment infrastructure for perinatal patients. Her clinical practice is in hospital-based pharmacy.
Director of Data Science and Clinical Strategy, RedSail Technologies
Dr. Thomas E. Kirschling, PharmD, MS(Admin), MS(Law), MS(Data), CHC, FASHP is Director of Data Science and Clinical Strategy for RedSail Technologies where he is responsible for clinical data science program development utilizing billions of transactions from, and in support of, ten thousand pharmacy care locations. Prior to joining RedSail, Tom served as a Director of Pharmacy before transitioning to his ultimate role of driving practice performance innovation and data-driven regulatory controls across the country for Maxor National Pharmacy Services. Tom is also Affiliate Faculty at Regis University School of Pharmacy where he taught the Pharmacy Law for several years. Tom has served ASHP as Chair of the Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers and Chair of ASHP’s Council on Pharmacy Management and in 2015 was honored as a Fellow of the American Society of Health- System Pharmacist (FASHP). He received his Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin, Master of Studies in Law from the University of Pittsburgh, Master of Science in Data Science from Regis University, Lean Black Belt from Denver Health’s Lean Academy, and Six Sigma Green Belt from Motorola University, and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) with the Compliance Certification Board.
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