Research Summary

Role of pharmacy interventions in outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) and transitionary care for the geriatric patient with infection requiring extended therapies; Antibiotic pharmacy monitoring systems for OPAT; Antibiotic education models for geriatric patients with infections; Pharmacotherapy role of pharmacy students in the management of geriatric infections.


  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with Honors, School of Pharmacy, University of Montana
  • Clinical Pharmacy Residency, Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy. Project: The Identification of Patient Beliefs Relative to Drug Education Needs on a Rehabilitation Unit
  • ASHP Geriatric Pharmacy Post-doctoral Residency, Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, Gerontology, University of Utah / Intermountain Geriatric Education Center
  • ASHP Fellow in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy, Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy, University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Education, Geriatric Curriculum Development, University of Pennsylvania Center for Study of Aging

Clinical Specialty

Geriatric Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy

Dr. Orlando is a clinical pharmacy specialist for Infectious Diseases at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Affairs Healthcare System in Salt Lake City, Utah