Last Modified: June 11, 2024

Kenneth S. Fill, Pharm.D., MBA, is a clinical pharmacist specialist who helps people manage chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia. He also helps people with tobacco cessation and pain management. His medical and research passions include:

  • Collaborating with other experts to improve patient care.
  • Improving the patient experience by advocating for a tailored approach to health care.
  • Improving the quality of disseminated medical information.

Fill is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Previous professional associations where he held leadership positions include the Colorado Pharmacists Society and the American Pharmacists Association. 

He also takes part in academic detailing, which is an interactive outreach effort with physicians to provide unbiased and evidence-based information about medications to better improve patient care. Fill utilizes academic detailing concerning chronic pain, which includes:

  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lower back pain
  • Osteoarthritis 

During his residency, Fill individually managed patients with mental health conditions. His role included selecting medications for patients. 

Fill is also a pharmacogenomics-certified pharmacist. Pharmacogenomics is research into how a person’s genes may affect how medications are best used. The goal is to get a better understanding of which medications are best suited for each individual patient.


Fill’s published works have appeared in several peer-reviewed medical journals. He has presented on many health topics, including:

  • Asthma
  • Blood thinners
  • COPD
  • Diabetes
  • Gout
  • Heart failure
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Pneumonia
  • Thyroid disease
  • Urinary incontinence

His writings on Alzheimer’s disease are published in the Family Physicians Inquiries Network’s “Good Evidence Matters” weekly newsletter. 

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