Clinical Specialist, Infectious Diseases
Learning Experience: Antimicrobial Stewardship (Hospital)
Dr. Carr earned her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Arkansas followed by her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Florida College of Pharmacy – Gainesville campus. She completed PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, followed by a PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency at Ascension Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas. Following completion of her residency training, she began practicing at AdventHealth Orlando as the Infectious Diseases pharmacist. At AdventHealth, Dr. Carr is a member of Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacy Expert Panel (co-chair), Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee, Pharmacy Enterprise Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Group, Infection Prevention Committee, and the Sepsis Regional Collaborative. Professionally, Dr. Carr is involved in Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, ACCP – ID PRN, the UF Career Coaching Program, and the FSHP Infectious Diseases Clinical Forum.
Dr. Carr is passionate about ensuring patients receive the best antimicrobial regimens with emphasis on effective antibiotic selection, optimal dosing, and risk reduction (such as therapeutic drug monitoring, screening for drug-drug interactions, etc.). She loves that her position gives her the opportunity to share her passion for ID/antimicrobial stewardship with colleagues in nearly every discipline across the hospital. Her clinical and research interests include antimicrobial PK/PD, mechanisms of gram negative resistance and treatment approaches, and antimicrobial stewardship in large health systems.