Professional Bio

Education

  • Pharm.D., University of Colorado, 2010

 

    Expertise & Certifications

    • Pharmacy Based Point-of-Care Testing Certified Trainer
      National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)

    • Pharmacy Based Travel Health Services Certificate
      American Pharmacists Association

    • Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)
      Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS)

    • Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate
      American Pharmacist Association

    • Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Certified
      American Pharmacists Association

    • Certified Immunizer Trainer
      American Pharmacists Association

    • PGY1 Residency
      University of Colorado/King Soopers Pharmacy

    • Teaching Certificate
      University of Colorado/Residency Program

    • Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Certified Trainer
      American Pharmacists Association

    • Colorado Registered Pharmacist
      License no. 18783

    • Certified Immunizer
      American Pharmacists Association

    • BLS for Health Care Providers
      American Heart Association

    Professional Memberships

    • American Pharmacists Association (APhA)- Chapter Advisor
    • American Public Health Association (APHA)

     

    Research and Scholarship

    Research Interests
    • Integrated Care
    • Medicinal chemistry/herbal analysis/alternative medicine
    • Self Care

    Recent Publications

    Eichner S*, Maguire M*, Shea L, Fete M. Banned and discouraged-use ingredients found in weight loss supplements. J Am Pharmacists Assoc. 2016;56(5):538-543. This article was also summarized in a consumer reports article on supplements: http://www.consumerreports.org/vitaminssupplements/weight-loss-pills-stil-contain-banned-ingredients/.

    Valdez C, Shea L, Knutsen R, Hoody D.  (2014). Facilitating skill development using student-directed activities and personalized formative feedback. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2014.07.001.

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

    Shea, L. (2012). Coricidin HBP Products-Why are they safer for patients with high blood pressure? Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice.

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

    Valdez, C., Johnson, L., Reiter, P., Buffet, L., Knutsen, R., Hoody, D. "Impact of student directed activities and personalized formative feedback on skills development in a large class." In: L Gomez Chova, D Mari Belenguer, I Candel Torres, editors. EDULEARN. International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies; 2011 July 4-6; Barcelona, Spain. www.ICERI.org. IATED Publications, ISBN: 978-84-615-0441-1; 2011.

    Recent Presentations

    Shea L A, Nash J D, Nguyen, T*.  A Review of Acupuncture for Conditions of Pain for the Regis Neighborhood Health Research Group. American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Dallas, TX. Poster Presentation. November 4-6, 2016. 

    Shea L, England R, Nash J, Stratton J, Davis A, Gorman I, et al. Caring for a community: Serving the mind, body & spirit of a diverse community. Podium Presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. Denver, CO. November 2, 2016.

    Gorman I, Shea L A, Nash J D.  Caring for a community: Serving the mind, body & spirit of a diverse community. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo, Denver, CO.  Platform and Poster presentation.  November 1, 2016.

    Bouchard J*, Shea L, Fete M, Lourenco-Freitas E. Understanding public perception of dietary supplements. Poster presented at 2016 American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Annual Meeting,  Hollywood, FL. September 2016.

    Taylor A, Shea L, Freitas E. Examining Health Claims Provided on Dietary Supplement Packaging. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MA. Poster presentation.  March 2016.

    Sanelli B, Willis R, Ricchetti C, Shea L, Pollard, Vatanka P. Impact of a community pharmacy-based hypoglycemia education program in patients with diabetes using insulin and/or sulfonylureas. 2015 American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. Platform presentation. 2015.

    Maguire M, Eichner S, Shea L, Fete M. Investigation of weight loss dietary supplements for banned and discouraged use ingredients. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Global Conference of Clinical Pharmacy Meeting, San Francisco, CA.  Poster Presentation. October 2015.

    Farinha T, Lanius P, Shea L, Vatanka P, Willis R, Ricchetti C. Does a community pharmacist’s intervention post-hospital discharge have an impact on 30 or 90 day smoking cessation rates? 2015 American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.  Platform presentation.  October, 2015.

    Shea L, Nash JD, McCollum M, Nuffer W, Carter R. Engaging Community Partners to Improve Health: An Innovative Collaboration across Schools and Communities. Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Engaging in Community Education and Research (ECER) Bi-annual Meeting, Vail, CO:  Poster. September 26, 2014.

    Shea L, Lynch M. Chronic Disease Prevention Coordinator with CDPHE as a component of “WiseWoman (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women)” education for health coaches for Colorado Health Department. Denver, CO: Live CVD 101 Seminar/Webinar. September 5, 2014.

    Shea, L., Nash, J.D., McCollum, M., Nuffer, W., Carter, R.  Engaging Community Partners to Improve Health: An Innovative Collaboration across Schools and Communities. AACP 2014 Annual Meeting, Grapevine, TX. July 2014.

    Savaryn, H.*, Caffarini, E.*, Shea, L., Fete, M., Haight, R. A chemical analysis of currently available melatonin products in the United States. University Research and Scholarship Symposium, Regis University. Denver, CO: April 2014.

    Shea, L.,Caffarini, E.* Chemical Analysis of Currently Available Melatonin Products In the United States. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) conference, Albuquerque, NM. Poster. 2013.

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

    McCollum, M., Sucher, A.J., Haight, R., Shea, L., Lalama, J., Martell, C., & Luckey, S. W. PCAT Scores are Predictive of Student Performance in an Integrated Team-Based Learning Curriculum. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2012.

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

    Burt, L., Berlau D.J., Buffet L., Hanselin, M., Lalama, J., Sheridan, L., Sucher, B. Overcoming Challenges in TBL: The Regis Approach, Team-Based Learning Collaborative, 11th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative, St. Petersburg, FL. March 2, 2012.

    Shea L, Nash J, Nguyen T. A review of acupuncture to create a comprehensive treatment guideline for managing patients with persistent pain. (Abstract) The Consul Pharm.2016;31(10):553.

    Eichner S, Maguire M, Shea L, Fete M. Banned and discouraged-use ingredients found in weight loss supplements. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.2016;56(5):538-543.

    Valdez C, Shea L, Knutsen R, Hoody D. Facilitating skill development using student-directed activities and personalized formative feedback. Curr Pharm Teach Learn.2014;DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2014.07.001.

    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 destructive combination.US Pharm. 2012;37(6):26-29.

    Valdez C, Johnson L, Reiter P, Buffet L, Knutsen R, Hoody D., “Impact of student directed activities and personalized formative feedback on skills development in a large class.” In: L Gomez Chova, D Mari Belenguer, I Candel Torres, editors. EDULEARN. International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies; 2011 July 4-6; Barcelona, Spain. www.ICERI.org. IATED Publications, ISBN: 978-84-615-0441-1; 2011.

    *Denotes a pharmacy student

    Recent Presentations 

    England R, Shea L, Gorman I. Interdisciplinary Collaborative Care in a Neighborhood Clinic. 2017 WIN (Western Institute of Nursing) Conference. Portland, OR. April 2017.

    Shea L, Lourenco de Freitas E, Calliham L, Rowe K. Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process (PPCP) and Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy: Assessing Current Community Pharmacy Practices. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. March 2017.

    Shea L, Nash J, Nguyen T. A Review of Acupuncture to Create A Comprehensive Treatment Guideline for Managing Patients with Persistent Pain. American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Dallas, Tx. November 5, 2016.

    Shea L, England R, Nash J, Stratton J, Davis A, Gorman I., et al. Caring for a community: Serving the mind, body & spirit of a diverse community. Podium Presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. Denver, CO, November 2, 2016

    Bouchard J, Shea L, Fete M, Lourenco-deFreitas E. Understanding public perception of dietary supplements. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Annual Meeting. Hollywood, FL. September 2016.

    Taylor A, Shea L, Lourenco-deFreitas E. Examining Health Claims Provided on Dietary Supplement Packaging. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MA. March 2016.

    Maguire M, Eichner S, Shea L, Fete M. Investigation of weight loss dietary supplements for banned and discouraged use ingredients. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Global Conference of Clinical Pharmacy Meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 2015.

    Sanelli B, Willis R, Ricchetti C, Shea L, Pollard, Vatanka P. Impact of a community pharmacy-based hypoglycemia education program in patients with diabetes using insulin and/or sulfonylureas. 2015 American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. March, 2015.

    Farinha T, Lanius P, Shea L, Vatanka P, Willis R, Ricchetti C. Does a community pharmacist’s intervention post-hospital discharge have an impact on 30 or 90 day smoking cessation rates? 2015 American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. March, 2015.

    Keyvan N, Torabi F, Shea L, Fete M. Quantitative Analysis of Caffeine in Energy Drinks. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. September 2014.

    Shea L, Nash J, McCollum M, Nuffer W, Carter R. Engaging community partners to improve health: an innovative collaboration across schools and communities. 2014 AACP Annual Meeting in Grapevine, Tx. July, 2014.

    Berlau D, Burt L, Clapp P, Fete M, Freitas E, Shea L, Sheridan L. Electronically delivered Team Based Learning. Annual TBLC Conference. Fort Worth, TX. March 2014.

    Caffarini E, Shea L, Savaryn H, Haight R & Fete M. Chemical analysis of currently available melatonin products in the United States. 2013 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, NM. October 2013.

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

    Caffarini E, Savaryn H, Shea L, Fete M. Determining effective methods of extraction for melatonin in various tablet formulations for analysis using ultraviolet/visible (UV/Vis) spectroscopy and high-pressure liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS). American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting, Orlando, FL. September 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. Podium Presentation. Nonprescription Medicines Academy Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH. October 2012.

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

    Allison S.D, Fete M, Sheridan L, Martell C, Calderon B, Haight R, Shea L, Paulsen S. Creation of a Calculations Benchmark Examination: An Assessment of Pharmacy Students’ Calculation Skills. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. July 2012.

    McCollum M, Sucher A.J, Haight R, Shea L, Lalama J, Martell C, Luckey S. W. PCAT Scores are Predictive of Student Performance in an Integrated Team-Based Learning Curriculum. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. July 2012.

    Burt L, Berlau D.J, Buffet L, Hanselin M, Lalama J, Sheridan L, Sucher B. Overcoming Challenges in TBL: The Regis Approach, Team-Based Learning Collaborative, 11th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative, St. Petersburg, FL. March 2, 2012.

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



    Awards and Recognition

    Grants

    Duggan, C (PI), Shea L, Davis A, Stratton J. iPads for Clinical Information Gathering. Teaching and Learning with Technology Micro-grant (TLTM). Regis University. $1500. 2016-2017

    Abdelhamid S, Shea L. Digital storytelling in a first-year pharmacy course. Teaching and Learning with Technology Micro-grant (TLTM). Regis University. $1500. 2013-2014

    Shea, L. & Fete, M. Chemical Analysis of Currently Available Melatonin Products In the United States, Regis University - University Research and Scholarship Council (URSC), $4,350, 2012-2013

    Awards

    Regis University Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions School of Pharmacy, 2013-2014 Award for Teaching Excellence, Awarded April 11, 2014


    Community Involvement and Service

    Service to University

    • Regis Neighborhood Health - Founding member