Professional Bio

Education

  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center, 2002
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 1999

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • American Society Of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Section Advisory Group on Preceptor Skills Development (2009-2012)
  • Colorado Pharmacists Society
  • American Association of Diabetes Educators, Evidence Review Team

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Expertise & Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Effect of innovative pharmacy services on patient outcomes
Impact of patient education on health outcomes
Chronic disease state management including diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Effects of active learning on students ability to provide Medication therapy management

Recent Publications

Ricchetti, C., Shea, L. Target specific oral anticoagulants. US Pharm. 2014;39(4):69-74.

Thao, T., Ricchetti, C. (2013). Risk-Benefit of Continuing Therapeutic Warfarin versus Bridging Therapy. In Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Retrieved from http://accesspharmacy.mhmedical.com/updatesContent.aspx?bookid=533&Sectionid=45242507

Ricchetti, C., Shea, L. Target specific oral anticoagulants. US Pharm. 2014;39(4):69-74.

Buffet, L., Ricchetti C. Chronic kidney disease and hypertension: a dangerous combination.  US Pharm. 2012;37(6):26-29.

Ricchetti, C., Jun, A.  Strategies and resources for successful preceptor development. AJHP. 2011;68:1837-1842.

Recent Presentations

Irizarry W, Ricchetti C.  Improving anticoagulation outcomes in low income and underserved populations: an evaluation of interprofessional monitoring of warfarin therapy. Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. Orlando, FL: December 2013.

Shea L, Ricchetti C. The “Self-Care Family”: Creating an advanced self-care elective around the care of a 3 generational family.  Abstract and presentation: Nonprescription Medicines Academy Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH: September 2013.

Irizarry, W. (student) & Ricchetti, C.  Impact of an Interprofessional Group Clinic on Anticoagulation Outcomes”. Poster presentation of pre-implementation data. Regis University Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Excellence. Denver, CO. 2013.

Ricchetti, C., Fete, M., Knutsen, S., Lalama, J., Nelson, M., & Wachernah, R. Bringing Classes Together: Developing Integrated, Team-Taught TBL Modules. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 2013.

Shea L, Ricchetti C. Cough/Cold Product Drug Cards for TBL Application: In-depth discussion and evaluation of the overwhelming selection of cough & cold products. Abstract and presentation. Nonprescription Medicines Academy Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH: September 2012.

Ricchetti, C., Shea, L., Schumacker, M., Nash, J.D., & Haight, R.  Implementation of a Modified Team-Based Learning Medication Therapy Management Certificate Program. AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2012.

Gilbert, M., Jarrett S., Scherer, S., Pennington, K., Fuller, S., Riccheti, C., Gorman, I., & Amador, T.  Embracing Complexity by Advancing the Value of Faculty Practice through Interprofessional Collaboration among a College for Health Professions, an Alternative High School for Students with Special Circumstances, and a Community Based Care Agency for Underserved Populations, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Pre-Conference, Naples, FL. January 26, 2012.

Ricchetti, C., Brunner, J., Fete, M., Luckey, S., Nelson, M., Student Perceptions on the Value and Timing Readiness Assurance Tests, Team Based Learning Collaborative Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg, FL. March 2, 2011.

Brunner J, McCollum, Clapp P, Fete M, Sullivan P, Ricchetti C. "The Assessment of a Multi-method Peer Evaluation Tool". Poster Presentation: Team Based Learning Collaborative Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. March 2011.

Fete M, Clapp P, Sullivan P, McCollum, Brunner J, Ricchetti C. "A New Tool for Peer Assessment in Team Based Learning." Poster Presentation: Team Based Learning Collaborative Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. March 2011.

Awards & Recognition

Impact of an Interprofessional Group Clinic on Anticoagulation Outcomes, Regis University - University Research and Scholarship Council (URSC), $5,000, January 2013-May 2013

Community Involvement and Service

Service to Regis University

  • Violinist, Memorial Service for Dr. Dean Allison, Nov 11, 2014; RHCHP Christmas Party, Dec 2012; Regis University, Installation Mass for Father Fitzgibbons, Sep 24, 2012; RHCHP Christmas Party, Dec 2011; Regis University, Baccalaureate Ceremony and Mass, May 5, 2012; Regis University, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, Dec 9, 2011, Dec 10, 2010, Regis University Mass of the Holy Spirit, Sep 2010
  • Reader Mass Intentions, Regis University Mass of the Holy Spirit, Sep 2013
  • Pharmacy Resource; 9 News Health Fair; Regis University, Apr 2011
  • Learning Technology Fair, Mar 2011.  

Service to School of Pharmacy, Regis University

  • Faculty Advisor American Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) student chapter, 2014-present.
  • Editor. Pharma Personalis, Regis University School of Pharmacy newsletter.
  • Editor.  Regis University School of Pharmacy Mobile Site.

Service to Pharmacy Profession

  • Reviewer. Currents in Pharmacy Practice, 2011-present; US Pharmacist, 2011-present; ACCP Annual Meeting abstracts, 2012-present; ACCP student and resident CVs, 2012-present; AACP Annual Meeting abstracts, 2012-present; ASHP Annual Midyear Meeting, 2011-2013
  • Judge. American Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) formulary monograph competition between University of Colorado and Regis University School of Pharmacy students, Spring 2013.
  • Cantor for Catholic Mass at the AACP Annual Meeting in Kissimmee, Fl: July 2012.

Service to Community

  • Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra, Violinist, 2003 – Present; Editor, Concert Programs, 2004-Present; Assistant Concert Master 2005-2014; Secretary, 2005-2013
  • Equestrian Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, 2011 – Present
  • St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Choir Member, Voice and Violinist, 2005 – Present; Cantor, 2011 – Present; Extra Ordinary Minister for Holy Communion, Swedish Hospital, 2005 – Present; Sunday Mass, 2005 – Present; Catechist, Great Adventure Bible Study, 2010-2011
  • Ignatian Light 18-week workshop completion, May 2012
  • Denver Catholic Biblical School, Four year program completion, 2011