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

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Clinical Certifications and Expertise

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

Professional Memberships

  • Colorado Pharmacists Society (CPS)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • American Society Of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP)
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Research and Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Effect of innovative pharmacy services on patient outcomes
  • Impact of patient education on health outcomes
  • Diabetes management
  • Anticoagulation therapy

Book Contributions

Ricchetti C.  Contributor to Anemia (Chapter 56). In Shapiro K, Brown SA, Garrett SD, Schmitz JS, eds. RxPrep Course Book: A Comprehensive Review for the NAPLEX & Clinical Content for CPJE. 2016 ed. RxPrep, Inc; 2016:864.

Recent Publications

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

Ricchetti C, Bemis S, Rivera K. Utilizing residents to effectively expand or enhance pharmacy services. ACPE approved CE (1 hour) give to pharmacists and preceptors. Regis University, Denver, Colorado. August 2015.

Ricchetti C. Jeopardy! Updates in Diabetes Mellitus Edition. ACPE approved CE (1 hour) given to pharmacists at the Colorado Society of Pharmacists Annual Meeting. Regis University, Denver, Colorado. August 2014.

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

Nash J, Leeds M, Buffet L, Ricchetti C. A High-Level View of Medication Therapy Management (MTM)-Are you doing it? What’s in it for you? Colorado Pharmacists Society Annual Meeting. Colorado Springs, CO. May 2012

Refereed Abstracts

Guzman A, Nelson A, Simpson T, Ricchetti C. Clinical pharmacy intervention to reduce morphine equivalent dose in chronic, non-cancer pain. Poster presentation. The University Research and Scholarship Council’s 2016 Symposium, Regis University. April 2016. Awarded best poster. Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA December 2015.

Hughes A, Willis R, Ricchetti C, Haight R, Hamper J, Rogers M. Impact of community pharmacist education through a patient friendly handout on statin adherence. Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA December 2015.

Andress M, Lanius P, Swartwood C, Ricchetti C, Willis R, Haight R. Assessing 30-day readmissions and interventions provided by community and hospital pharmacy residents collaborating with a provider in a transitions of care clinic. Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA December 2015.

Paul A, Ricchetti C. Clinic outcomes on anticoagulation management following pharmacist recommendations for patient conversion to target specific agents: a retrospective analysis. Poster presentation. The University Research and Scholarship Council’s 2015 Symposium, Regis University. April 2015.Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA. December 2014.

Sanelli B, Ricchetti C, Willis R. Impact of a community pharmacy based hypoglycemia care plan on hypoglycemic events in patients with diabetes using insulin or sulfonylureas. Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA. December 2014. Poster presentation. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA: March 2015. Poster presentation. The University Research and Scholarship Council’s 2015 Symposium, Regis University. April 2015.

Farinha T, Ricchetti C, Shea L, Willis R, Lanius P. Does a community pharmacist’s intervention post hospital discharge have an impact on 30 day or 90 day smoking cessation rates? Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA: December 2014. Poster presentation. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA: March 2015. Poster presentation. The University Research and Scholarship Council’s 2015 Symposium, Regis University. April 2015.

Han J, Ricchetti C. Outcomes of interdisciplinary management of anticoagulation therapy using point of care testing and a group-visit model. Poster presentation. American Society of Health System Pharmacists Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA. December 2014.

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, 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. April 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, Buffett L, Leeds M, Nash J. Implementation of a Modified Team-Based Learning Medication Therapy Management Certificate Program. Poster Presentation: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. Kissimmee, FL. July 2012.

Ricchetti C, Fete M, Luckey S, Nelson M, Brunner M. Student Perceptions on the Value of Timing Individual Readiness Assurance Tests. Poster Presentation: Team Based Learning Collaborative Annual Meeting. St. Petersburg, FL. March 2012. Awarded best poster.

Gilbert M, Jarrett S, Scherer S, Pennington K, Fuller S, Ricchetti 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. Poster Presentation: American Association of Colleges of Nursing Pre-Conference, Naples, FL. 2012.

Buffet L, Ricchetti C, Leeds M. Building skills and knowledge in patient counseling in self-care: Emphasis on patient information gathering. Abstract and poster presentation. Nonprescription Medicines Academy Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH. September 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. Mar 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. Mar 2011.

Awards and Recognition

Best Poster (served as mentor to student research team), Regis University Research and Scholarship Council Symposium, Denver, CO, April 2016

Faculty Preceptor of the Year, Regis University School of Pharmacy Denver, CO, June 2015

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

Best Poster: Fundamentals Track, Team Based Learning Collaborative Annual Meeting,  St. Petersburg, FL, March 2012