Professional Bio


  • M.S., Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy, University of Florida, 2014
  • Nutrition Support Specialty Residency, Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans’ Hospital, 1993
  • Pharm.D., University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas Health Science Center, 1992
  • General Hospital Pharmacy Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, 1989
  • B.S., Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, 1987
  • B.S., Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, 1987

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Expertise & Certifications

Clinical Certifications
  • Pharmacist License in CT, VA, TX, NJ

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • Team-based Learning Collaborative
    • Finance Committee, member
    • Marketing Committee, member
  • Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Workgroup
  • Provider Education Workgroup
  • Public Awareness Workgroup
  • Colorado Pharmacists Society (CPS)
  • Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Opioid misuse, abuse
  • Pain management
  • Health Policy

Recent Publications

Brooks, MJ and Nelson MHN. A preliminary model for faculty workload for a highly integrated curriculum delivered by team-based learning. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning; August 2018 in press available online:

Brooks MJ, Holm SE, Thomas S, Rich AJ. (2017). Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse through Interprofessional Engagement and Education. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 16(1), Article 9.

Brooks MJ. Mitigating the Safety Risks of Drugs with a Focus on Opioids: Are Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies the Answer? Mayo Clin Proc. 2014;89(12):1673-84.

Recent Presentations

Brooks MJ, Holm S, Rich A, Feltman C, Thomas SM. Promoting Change in Interprofessional Socialization and Valuing through Roundtable Discussions on Opioid Misuse and Abuse. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting July 21-25, 2018. Sheraton Boston Hotel. Boston, MA.

Brooks M, Holm S, Thomas S, Rich A. Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse through Interdisciplinary Intervention. APTA. Denver, CO; June 2018.

Holm S, Thomas S, Rich A, Brooks, M, Feltman, C. Interprofessional Education (IPE) through a Healthcare Discussion to Understand Opioid Use, Misuse and Abuse. AOTA, April 2018

Brooks MJ, Holm SE, Thomas SM, Rich AJ. Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse through Interdisciplinary Intervention. Health, Wellness & Society International Conference. October 2017. 

Ricchetti C, Brooks MJ. (2017). The cost burden of indecision. AACP Pharmacy Practice Section Newsletter; Summer: 19-20.

Thomas SM, Brooks MJ, Holm SE, Rich A.   Utilizing Interprofessional Engagement to Address Opioid Misuse and Abuse. Presented at the National Academies of Practice. Philadelphia, PA. March 2016.

Awards & Recognition

Community Involvement and Service

Service to University

  • Pharmacy Resource, 9Health Fair, Regis University, April 2016, 2017, 2018

Service to Profession

  • Journal Reviewer, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 2018 – present

  • Journal Reviewer, Drugs-Real World Outcomes, 2015-present

  • Judge, Student Pharmacist Compounding Competition (SPCC) Local Competition-Regulatory Challenge, Regis University School of Pharmacy students, Spring 2016