Pharmacy Residency Preceptors

Sarah BoardmanSarah Conley, Residency Program Director

Sarah received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999 and 2007, respectively.  She completed a Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO in 2007-2008 and has been a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) since 2012.  Sarah has worked as a pharmacist at Parkview Medical Center since 2014 and has been the Residency Program Director since 2018.  Outside of work, Sarah enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband Curtis, dog Layla, family, and friends.    

Mandy BradiganMandy Bradigan, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Mandy received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Creighton University in 2004. In 2016 she became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. She has worked as a staff/clinical pharmacist at Parkview Medical Center since 2004. Over the years she has been involved in several teams including the Pain Team, Medication Reconciliation Team, and the Transitional Care Center. In 2014 she was able to create a role for the pharmacists in the Emergency Department specializing in medication reconciliation prior to admission. She is involved with the training of new pharmacists and a preceptor to pharmacy students. Mandy has worked on the implementation of the Meds to Beds program and development of unit based and critical care pharmacy positions. In her free time, Mandy enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and children.

Aaron GriffinAaron Griffin, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Aaron is a 1999 Pharm D. graduate of the University of Colorado. He has practiced as a staff pharmacist at Parkview since 2000, and has been involved in all our areas of our pharmacy practice. His staffing duties have given him a wide diversity of experience, including drug delivery in ambulatory and acute care settings, anticoagulation, surgery and ER pharmacy services. He has also been involved in training hospital staff at all levels in medication delivery and safety. His non-professional interests include hiking, fitness, and exploring this beautiful state we live in with his family.

Greg MeierGregory Meier, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Gregory began his healthcare career by obtaining an Associates of Applied Sciences degree in Respiratory Therapy in 1983 from Pueblo Community College in Pueblo, Colorado. His specialty areas included critical care, pediatrics, neonatology and diagnostics. He served as chief therapist and specialized in drawing and analyzing arterial blood gases (ABG's) for adults, pediatrics, and neonates at Eisenhower Medical Center in Colorado Springs from 1983-1987. During his time at Mercy Medical Center he performed pulmonary function testing (PFT's), helped develop the methacholine challenge testing protocol used at the facility and again became chief therapist specializing in drawing ABG's in adults, pediatrics and neonates. In 1994, Greg returned to school to further his healthcare education and received a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Montana. During his time in Montana, Greg continued to work as a Respiratory Therapist at St Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana and also as a laboratory research assistant in the pharmacy department studying alternative uses for the drug oxytocin. After graduation, he moved to Salida, Colorado and worked at Heart of the Rockies Medical Center. While in Salida, he worked closely with the Intensive Care and Critical Care teams. He also became interested in Nutritional Support and helped develop the Parenteral Nutrional Support program at this facility. In 2002, Greg moved back to Pueblo, Colorado and started at Parkview Medical Center. He started as a staff pharmacist and moved into a leadership/teaching role as a clinical pharmacist. During his career at Parkview, he has been involved in pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation therapy and management, nutritionalsSupport. He worked closely with our research nursing staff implementing several drug trials. He has assisted in the integration of our Unit Based Staffing and is currently enjoying the challenge of  helping in the development of the pharmacy residency program. Outside of his professional duties, Greg enjoys spending time in the mountains with his wife, Kristen and son, Sean. Most of his free time is now spent with his family at ice rinks supporting his son's aspirations as a hockey player.

Matt ThielbarMatt Thielbar, Pharmacy Clinical Manager

Matt received his Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Colorado School of Pharmacy in 2007. In 2010, he became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. From April 2007-June 2015, he worked at Parkview Medical Center as a staff/clinical pharmacist. In June 2015, he accepted a position as Clinical Manager for the pharmacy. Matt is responsible for overseeing all clinical activities including: unit based pharmacists, operating room pharmacists, emergency room pharmacists, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation, nutritional support team, drug safety and error reduction, and adverse drug reaction monitoring and reporting. Matt works closely with the Pharmacy and therapeutics committee, medication events team, readmission reduction team, communication team, and the patient safety and error reduction team. Outside of work, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Karla, two boys, Landon and Logan, and two beagles, Bailey and Ruger.

Geri WeinsteinGeri Weinstein, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Geri Weinstein is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist as of 2019. She has worked at Parkview Medical Center since 2012 in the inpatient pharmacy, and received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy in 2011. She enjoys the variety of responsibilities and shifts as a clinical/staff pharmacist.  This includes unit-based shifts, IV room pharmacist, and pharmacokinetic dosing and monitoring.  She is primary preceptor for staffing and orientation to the pharmacy residents. She is also involved with the training of new pharmacists and a preceptor to pharmacy students. Outside of the pharmacy, Geri enjoys traveling, New York City, musicals and all kinds of music.

KyleKyle Caldwell, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Kyle has been working in hospital pharmacy since 2004. He completed undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University in Commerce, Texas and went on to obtain his Doctorate of Pharmacy from South University School of Pharmacy in Savannah, Georgia in 2013. Prior to attending college he worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician at Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Texas and as a pharmacist intern during pharmacy school at Hilton Head Hospital in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. After graduation he accepted a position at Hilton Head Hospital of which the primary focus was antimicrobial stewardship. This role involved reviewing all inpatient antibiotic orders, pharmacokinetic monitoring and dosing, daily rounds with the Infectious Disease physician, and consulting for hospitalists.

He received certification as an Antibiotic Stewardship Pharmacist from the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacist in 2015. He began his current role as a staff pharmacist at Parkview Medical Center in 2015 and now coordinates the pharmacy's Antibiotic Stewardship program. In fall of 2018, he obtained status as a Board Certified Infectious Disease Pharmacist. Kyle has been married to his wife Tracy since 2004. Together they have 3 children, Caitlin Devin, and Liam. On days off he enjoys hiking, kayaking, trail riding on horses, and traveling.

Leticia Ritz

Leticia Ritz, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Leticia began her pharmacy career at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as a pharmacy technician during undergrad at UCLA. After graduation she moved to Fort Collins, CO to obtain her Masters degree in Toxicology from Colorado State University. She then attended Regis School of Pharmacy in Denver and graduated in 2016. She was one of the first year residents Parkview Medical Center. After finishing her residency she wanted to stay at Parkview Medical Center and help with the residency program. Her favorite areas in pharmacy are Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. In her free time she likes to spend time with her husband and two daughters, Kennedy and Charlotte. She also really enjoys anything Harry Potter. 

Shonna CoyShonna Coy, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Shonna received her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a minor in biology from Colorado State University-Pueblo in 2008 and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado - School of Pharmacy in 2012.  She has worked as a staff/clinical pharmacist at Parkview Medical Center since 2012 and became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist in 2019.   Shonna’s clinical activities include being a member of the nutritional support team, inpatient anticoagulation services, pharmacokinetic dosing, providing pharmacy services to the emergency department, operating rooms, and the intensive care units, and managing pharmacy-related policies/procedures.  In her spare time, Shonna enjoys reading and spending time with her family, friends, husband, daughter, and her three dogs. 

Krista SanchezKrista Sanchez, Clinical/Staff Pharmacist 

Krista is originally from Pueblo and has lived her on and off throughout her whole life. She began as a pharmacy technician at Parkview Medical Center in 2010, while she pursued her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Colorado State University- Pueblo. She then attended the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and graduated in 2016 with her Doctorate of Pharmacy. After pharmacy school, Krista pursued a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Parkview Medical Center and was part of the first class in 2016-17. Residency allowed Krista to be involved with implementing an Opiate Withdrawal Protocol for inpatient use, a Med Reconciliation Program utilizing pharmacy technicians, pharmacists rounding with Internal Medicine Residents, and assisting in getting pharmacists to attend codes. Since completing her PGY1, she has become a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), and remains involved in P&T, Critical Care teams, Pain Team, and Nutrition Support. Krista currently serves as the primary preceptor for Nutrition Support, and also is one of the primary preceptors in charge of coordinating and overseeing pharmacy students. Although Krista is the preceptor for Nutrition Support, her other favorite areas of practice are Critical Care and Internal Medicine. Krista has enjoyed watching the residency program grow over the last few years, and has loved being a part of that. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting, baking, and spending time with her family, friends, her Yorkie, and her husband.