Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist
  • Phone: 727-599-8549
  • Fax: 404-251-5278
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Oncology and Pharmacology- Clinical

Specialty Focus:

Pharmacotherapy, overdose, medical errors, cancer, medical oncology, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, drug safety, treatment-related side effects, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical trials, supportive care

Education:

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

Years in Practice:

3+

Additional Information

Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP is a board-certified oncology pharmacy specialist at Emory University Hospital. As the oncology clinical pharmacy specialist, Alexa works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to optimize supportive care and manage acute and chronic toxicities of cancer treatment for various types of malignancies including melanoma, sarcoma, gastrointestinal, breast, gynecological, CNS, lung, neuroendocrine, genitourinary, and many others. Alexa has hands on experience compounding and dosing the chemotherapy for oncology patients. In addition, she is involved with clinical trials and develops oncology order sets and protocols. Alexa also educates the clinical staff on safety initiatives and oncology pharmacotherapy considerations. As the oncology 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 (drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics, stability, compounding, sterility). 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.