Alexa J Basilio, PharmD, BCOP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pharmacist and Pharmacology- Clinical

Keywords/Search Terms:

Pharmacotherapy, overdose, cancer, chemotherapy, drug interactions, drug safety, treatment side effects, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, supportive care, oncology, dispensing errors, opioid stewardship, allergic reactions, anticoagulation, blood thinners, hospital, infusion center


BS, Biomedical Sciences, University of South Florida; PharmD, University of Florida; Postgraduate Pharmacy Practice Residency , Sarasota Memorial Hospital; Postgraduate Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Residency, Moffitt Cancer Center

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Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP is a board-certified oncology pharmacist at Mckesson, The US Oncology Network. As the clinical pharmacy specialist, Alexa works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to optimize supportive care and manage acute and chronic toxicities of treatment for various types of disease states including cancer. Alexa has hands on experience compounding and dosing various drugs (sterile and unsterile preparations). In addition, she has experience with clinical trials and develops drug order sets and protocols. Alexa also educates the clinical staff on safety initiatives and pharmacotherapy considerations. As the pharmacy expert, Alexa provides expertise in the area of appropriate use of therapy (guideline- and evidence-based medicine, drug-disease match), drug safety (interactions, adverse reactions and effects, medication errors, overdose, inappropriate use or place of therapy), pharmacology (drug exposure, subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics), and pharmacy operations including infusion centers (drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics, stability, compounding, sterility). She has experience in expert medical freelance writing. Furthermore, she reviews research abstracts for various residency conference awards. Dr. Alexa Basilio earned her pharmacy doctorate at University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She completed her postgraduate hematology/oncology specialty training at Moffitt Cancer Center, where she received the ASCO Conquer Cancer Merit Award for her excellence in research. Dr. Alexa Basilio serves as an adjunct and assistant clinical instructor for various Colleges of Pharmacy and functions as the expert content presenter for the oncology pharmacotherapy courses. She enjoys mentoring and teaching residents and students and is passionate about giving back to the profession of pharmacy.