Dr. Jaramillo received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Texas Tech School of Pharmacy in 2001 and then completed a Drug Information Residency. She worked as a Drug and Poison Information Specialist until the Fall of 2003, at which time she became the Managing Director of the Texas Panhandle Poison Center. She serves as an Assistant Professor teaching Drug Information, Introduction to Pharmacy Practice, and Clinical Toxicology and serves as a preceptor for P4 students choosing the Poison Center as an elective experience. Dr. Jaramillo also developed and continues to direct the Medication Cleanout program; a community medication take back program designed to encourage the public to remove unused medications from their homes and bring these items to the take back events for appropriate disposal.
Research interests include collection of data related to unused medications that accumulate in homes, over-prescribing, over-dispensing, auto refills, samples , and other medication-related functions that increase the risk of medication-related poisoning, abuse, and misuse.Other research interests include the study of poison center data and its use in public health surveillance.