Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P and T) Committee

The Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P and T) Committee is an advisory board established pursuant to Executive Order D004-07. The committee performs clinical reviews of drug classes and makes recommendations which help the Department develop and manage the Medicaid Preferred Drug List (PDL).

The P and T Committee is required to consider clinical criteria such as drug safety and efficacy when making its recommendations. The committee also considers public comments and testimony related to the drug classes being reviewed or other PDL-related agenda items.

2024 Meeting Schedule and Handouts

Our meeting is held virtually. The meeting link will be posted just prior to the meeting for public attendees. It is recommended to register in advance. The webinar will open 5 minutes prior to 1:00 p.m. MST and will be recorded. Updated agenda also contains webinar details.

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Committee meets once quarterly in January, April, July, and October.

January 9, 2024

April 9, 2024

July 9, 2024

October 8, 2024

2023 Meeting Schedule and Handouts

January 10, 2023

April 4, 2023

July 11, 2023

October 3, 2023

Our Members

The P and T Committee consists of 7 physicians, 4 pharmacists and 2 client representatives, who are appointed by the Department's Executive Director. Review the Policies and Procedures Manual for more information on the committee's membership, duties and policies.

January 2023 - December 2024 Term

Emily Kosirog, PharmD, BCACP

Daralyn Morgenson, PharmD, BCPP

Morgan Alonzo, PharmD

George Athey, MD, PhD, FAPA, DLFAACAP

January 2024 - December 2025 Term

Gwen Black, PharmD, BCACP

Thuy McKitrick, PharmD, BCACP

Joel Tanaka, MD

Marisa Sharkey, DO

Katie Boudreaux, PharmD

Contact Us/Join Us

Program Administrator

Greg Miller, PharmD
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
303 E. 17th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203

Openings for New Members

The Department has three open positions for the P and T Committee members.

Open positions for applicants are being accepted for the following positions for the terms beginning January 2024:

  • One physician who specializes in the practice of psychiatry
  • One pediatric physician
  • Physician of any specialty (2 positions) 

Duties, membership and other term details can be found in the P and T Committee Policies and Procedures.

If interested in serving or know someone who would be qualified, please submit/have them submit a CV along with a completed Conflict of Interest form to:

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Attn: Greg Miller, PharmD
Fax to 303-866-3590 or email greg.l.miller@state.co.us

A CV is not required for the member representative position. A resume (or similar document) is acceptable.

Presenting Testimony

Interested parties who want to present at the meeting shall give at least 3 business days notice (by 5 p.m. MST), prior to the meeting, to Jessica Czechowski, Pharmacist Account Executive, by email at Jessica.czechowski@primetherapeutics.com and carbon copy Greg Miller, PDL Pharmacist, by email at greg.l.miller@state.co.us. Please see the specific deadline for testimony on the meeting agenda.

Please see the P and T Committee Policies and Procedures for both written and verbal comments.


Auxiliary aids and services for individuals with disabilities and language services for individuals whose first language is not English may be provided upon request. Please notify Greg Miller at greg.l.miller@state.co.us or the Civil Rights Officer at hcpf504ada@state.co.us at least one week prior to the meeting to make arrangements.