Faculty & Staff

Dr. Susan Calcaterra

Susan Calcaterra, MD, MPH

Assistant Program Director Since: 2019 

Primary Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Additional Board Certification:  Addiction Medicine

Fellowship:  University of Colorado

Residency:  University of Colorado

Medical School:  Wayne State

Special Interest:  Transition from controlled medication to use to use disorders in primary care.

Email Address:  susan.calcaterra@cuanschutz.edu

Dr. Dayan Colon-Sanchez

Dayan Colon – Sanchez, MD

Assistant Professor Since: 2016

Primary Board Certification:  Psychiatry

Additional Board Certification:  Addiction Psychiatry  

Fellowship:  University of Colorado (Addiction Psychiatry)

Residency:  University of Colorado

Medical School:  Temple University of Medicine

Special Interest:  Improving access to treatment for substance use disorders, and working with the Hispanic population.

Tidbit About Yourself:   I am from Panama.  I’m fluent in Spanish. I love singing and bowling!

Email Address:  dayan.colonsanchez@dhha.org

Dr. D. Tyler Coyle

D. Tyler Coyle, MD, MS

Assistant Professor Since: 2020 

Program Faculty Member Since:  2019

Primary Board Certification:  Preventive Medicine – General Preventive Medicine

Additional Board Certification:  Addiction Medicine

Fellowship:  Practice Pathway

Residency:  University of Maryland Medical Center

Medical School:  Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Special Interest:  Medical education; buprenorphine waiver training.

Tidbit About Yourself:  Played on the Yale women’s college basketball practice squad.

Email Address:  tyler.coyle@cuanschutz.edu

Dr. Patrick Fehling

Patrick Fehling, M.D.

Associate Professor Since: 2013 

Program Faculty Member Since:  2019

Primary Board Certification:  Adult & General Psychiatry

Additional Board Certification:  Addiction Psychiatry

Fellowship:  University of Colorado

Residency:  University of Colorado

Medical School:  University of Wisconsin

Special Interest:  Medication-Assisted Treatment & Drug Development.

Tidbit About Yourself:  I have a pharmaceutical startup called Delver Pharmaceuticals and a family rock band called Van Fehlin’.

Email Address:  patrick.fehling@cuanschutz.edu

Dr. Kaylin Klie

Kaylin Klie, MD

Program Director Since:  2019

Program Faculty Member Since:  2015

Primary Board Certification:  Family Medicine

Additional Board Certification:  Addiction Medicine

Fellowship:  University of Colorado

Residency:  University of Colorado

Medical School:  Rush Medical College

Special Interest:  Perinatal Addiction Medicine.

Tidbit About Yourself:  I love cooking, but rarely use a recipe!

Email Address:  kaylin.klie@cuanschutz.edu

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David Mendez, M.D.

Senior Instructor Since:  2020

Program Faculty Member Since:  2020

Primary Board Certification:  Family Medicine

Additional Board Certification:  Addiction Medicine 

Fellowship:  University of Colorado

Residency:  University of Colorado

Medical School:  University of Texas Southwestern

Special Interest:  Addiction in primary care, care for LGBT populations, underserved/high risk populations, Spanish speaking populations

Tidbit About Yourself:  I am 1st generation Mexican America. Since moving to Colorado, I have grown to love the outdoors including hiking, camping, backpacking, and biking. I can never say no to pastries.

Email Address:  david.mendez@cuanschutz.edu

Dr. Dale Terasaki

Dale Terasaki, MD

Clinical Instructor Since: 2019 

Program Faculty Member Since:  2019

Primary Board Certification:  Internal Medicine

Additional Board Certification:  Addiction Medicine

Fellowship:  University of Colorado

Residency:  University of Colorado

Medical School:  University of Washington School of Medicine

Special Interest:  My professional interests include inpatient addiction consult services, novel treatments for alcohol use disorders, psychotherapy for behavioral health as well as pain, and harm reduction.

Tidbit About Yourself:  I am a 4th generation Japanese American and 3rd generation physician. I enjoy fly fishing, rock climbing, and growing food that I can cook with. I am involved various efforts to make Denver a better place for walking, bicycling, and riding transit.

Email Address:  dale.terasaki@cuanschutz.edu

Laurie Lemmel

Laurie Lemmel

Program Coordinator

Tidbit About Yourself: I have been a program coordinator with the University of Colorado for the past thirteen years. I am excited to work with the wonderful physicians, fellows and staff in the program and serve as a representative of the Department of Family Medicine in Graduate Medical Education. In my free time, I enjoy doing anything creative; home remodeling, cooking, gardening, flower arranging.

Email: laurie.lemmel@cuanschutz.edu