Behavioral Health & Pharmacy


Shandra Brown-Levey

Shandra Brown Levey, PhD

Education: Mercyhurst College, Honors Scholar, Psychology and Art Therapy; Eastern Virginia Medical School, MS, Art Therapy; Illinois Institute of Technology, PhD, Clinical Psychology

Medical Areas of Interest: Primary care psychology, cognitive vulnerability to depression, health behavior change, instrument validation.

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, post-doctoral fellowship, primary care psychology and instructor; integrated primary care psychologist and researcher; inducted into Psy Chi, international honor society in psychology; internship Park Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Personal Interests: Living in Westminster, Colorado with her husband and daughter, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, scuba diving, volunteering, and traveling.

Email: shandra.brownlevey@cuanschutz.edu

Samantha Pelican Monson

Samantha Pelican Monson, PsyD

Education: University of Denver, PsyD

Attending Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Precepting Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Clinic Site: Lowry Family Health Center

Medical Areas of Interest: Refugee mental health, empathic communication in the physician-patient relationship, motivational interviewing.

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Paul Harris Fellowship, Impact Award, Breath of Life Award; Senior Clinical Instructor.

Personal Interests: International travel, water skiing, winter hut trips, and raising my twins.


Alex Reed

Alex Reed, PsyD, MPH

Director of Behavioral Health Education


Education: Illinois School of Professional Psychology Chicago, PsyD; University of Massachusetts Medical School: Fellowship in Primary Care Psychology; University of Kansas, MPH.  


Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine, Lowry Family Health Center


Clinic Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine


Medical Areas of Interest: Behavioral health education in primary care, integrated behavioral health, physician resilience, mindfulness, narrative medicine, medical improv, sports psychology.


Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: Associate Professor, Depts. of Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Team Psychologist, Denver Nuggets. University of Kansas Wesley Family Medicine Non-Family Physician Teacher of the Year (2007), University of Washington Advanced Clinician Psychiatry Track Outstanding Faculty (2011), University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine Teacher of the Year (2017) 


Personal Interests: Mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, golf, tennis, fly fishing, camping, cooking and doing all these activities with my family.


Email: alex.reed@cuanschutz.edu
Joanna Stratton

Joanna Stratton, PhD

Education: University of Chicago, MA; University of Denver, PhD, Counseling Psychology

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine

Medical Areas of Interest: Integrated health care, couples counseling, research methods, program evaluation, gender issues, graduate teaching and training.

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences, post-doctoral fellowship.

Personal Interests: Running and skiing.

Email: joanna.stratton@cuanschutz.edu

J. Ben Hill, PharmD, BCACP

J. Ben Hill, PharmD, BCACP

Education: West Virginia University, PharmD; Boulder Community Health, PGY1 Acute Care; University of Colorado, PGY2 Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine

Precepting Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine

Clinical Sites: A.F. Williams, Centennial, Depot Hill, Landmark, and Park Meadows Family Medicine Clinics

Medical Areas of Interest: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Population Health.

Personal Interests: Rock climbing, hiking, and snowboarding.

Email: ben.hill@cuanschutz.edu

Joseph Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

Education: SUNY at Buffalo, BS in Pharmacy; SUNY at Buffalo, PharmD; University of Illinois / University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Ambulatory Care Fellowship

Precepting/Clinical Site: A.F. Williams Family Medicine

Medical Areas of Interest: Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy.

Awards, Recognitions & Appointments: University of Colorado Chancellors Excellence in Teaching Award (2022), Bowl of Hygeia Community Service Award; Colorado Pharmacists Society (2022), American Pharmacists Association Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award (2020), Pharmacy Residency Excellence Program Award, American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (2019)

Personal Interests: Mountain biking, NFL football (die hard Buffalo Bills fan).

Email: joseph.saseen@cuanschutz.edu

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