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Tracy Mahvan

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Mahvan is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice with a specialty in Family Medicine and Geriatric Pharmacology. She has 20 years of teaching expertise is didactic and clinical outpatient setting. She is contributing faculty at Walden and teaches Pharmacology in the College of Health Center. She is a tenured professor at University of Wyoming. She obtains grants and publishes regularly in peer reviewed journals. She has taught Pharmacotherapy courses in didactic and clinical teaching realms to Family Practice residents and RN/NP/PA students. Her accomplishments include development of a Pharmacotherapy/Geriatrics Curriculum, Diabetes, Pharmacotherapy and Anticoagulation Clinics. Longitudinal cross-functional experience with multiple University departments and multiple healthcare agencies has fortified her leadership and teamwork abilities. As a professor in a tenure track position, curricular development, scientific analysis/research protocols and scholarly activity has always been at the forefront of her career. Because of her teaching, service and scholarship, she was awarded the College and Health Center Educator award with Excellence in Teaching in 2017. She recently completed a fellowship on online teaching and obtained her MBA.


Primary Care Postdoctoral Residency, St Louis College of Pharmacy - Saint Louis , MO

PharmD, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences| - Denver, CO

Bachelors in Science, Pharmacy, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences| - Denver, CO

AS, Erie Community College - Buffalo, NY

Public Service

Area on Aging , Volunteer - Boulder, CO

Awards / Honors

College of HEALTH and SCIENCES-Excellence in Teaching Award-Geraitrics, College of health Center, 2017


Mahvan, T. D., Hilaire, M. L., Mann, A., Brown, A., Linn, B., Gardner, T., Lai, B. (2017). Marijuana Use in the Elderly: Implications and Considerations.. The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.

Mahvan, T. D., Mlodinow, S. G. (2014). JNC 8: what's covered, what's not, and what else to consider.. The Journal of family practice.

Mlodinow, S. G., Onysko, M. K., Vandiver, J. W., Hunter, M. L., Mahvan, T. D. (2014). Statin adverse effects: sorting out the evidence.. The Journal of family practice.

Mahvan, T. D., Buckley, W. A., Hornecker, J. R. (2012). Alcaftadine for the prevention of itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis.. The Annals of pharmacotherapy.


Mahvan, T. (2018). I am not just your local Pharmacist; wellness visits and chronic care management-Demystified.