New faculty focus: 2 join School of Pharmacy
Natalie Schmitz’s research focuses on optimizing therapies, in particular medical cannibis for neurologic conditions. Marina Maes hopes to teach her pharmacy students to apply their skills to improve the health of patients. Both have joined the School of Pharmacy this year.
Marina L. Maes, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Division, School of Pharmacy
Hometown: Thornton, CO
Educational/professional background: B.S. Medical Science, University of Colorado, 2015;
PharmD – University of Colorado, 2017; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency – University of Michigan, 2018; PGY2 Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine Specialty Residency – University of Colorado, 2019.
Natalie Schmitz, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Division, School of Pharmacy
Hometown: Prior Lake, MN
Educational/professional background: PharmD and Master’s in Public Administration (Drake University); PhD in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota); Medical Cannabis Pharmacist (Minnesota Medical Solutions)