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Profile for Jeanie Jaramillo, Pharm.D.

Jeanie Jaramillo

Jeanie Jaramillo, Pharm.D.

  • Director, Drug Information
  • Director, Medication Cleanout
  • Managing Director
  • Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Office Phone: 806-414-9299
Email: Jeanie.Jaramillo@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 1300 S. Coulter, Suite 105
Amarillo TX 79106

Biography

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

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.

Selected Publications:

  • Jaramillo JE, Gressitt S. National Medication Take Back Day: Report of Sampling of Items Received. 2011.
  • Jaramillo JE. A poison prevention medication take back program: what do people bring?. Clinical Toxicology. 2010;(48(6)):650-651.
  • Forrester MB, Jaramillo JE. Coding of influenza A H1N1 virus calls received by Texas poison centers.. Clinical Toxicology. 2010;(2010;48(4)):359-364.
  • Jaramillo JE. Poison center-directed medication take back event. Clinical Toxicology. 2010;(48(6):):649.
  • Jaramillo JE. Texas Medication Cleanout™ and September 2009 Medication Cleanout™ Collection Summary Report. 2010.
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