Jackson Health System ASP : Meet our Team

Meet our Team

Lilian Abbo, MD
Chief Infection Prevention & Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Jackson Health System
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Core Faculty of the Infectious Diseases team for the Miami Transplant Institute

Dr. Abbo received her Medical degree (MD) from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela. She completed an internal medicine internship at Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx NY and a residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases (ID) at Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH) and the University of Miami (UM). Dr. Abbo has been the Medical Director for the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Jackson Health System since 2008. From 2011-2015 also served as the Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship for the University of Miami Health System and 2014-2016 served as Associate Chief for Patient Safety and Quality Officer for UHealth.

Laura Aragon, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID)
Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Dr. Aragon received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She completed post-doctoral training at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida specializing in ID. Dr. Aragon began working at JMH in 2007 and assists with optimization of antibiotic therapy of hospitalized patients. She is the co-director of the JHS Antimicrobial Stewardship Program with a focus of developing clinical, educational, and research initiatives for physicians, pharmacists, and nurses. Dr. Aragon serves as the director of the JMH ID pharmacy residency, is a voluntary assistant professor for the University of Miami Department of Medicine, and holds adjunct faculty positions at the University of Florida, Florida A&M University, and Nova Southeastern University.
Email: lsmith5@jhsmiami.org

Eliza Dollard, PharmD
Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist, Jackson Memorial Hospital and Holtz Children’s Hospital

Dr. Dollard received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Connecticut. She completed post-doctoral training at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida specializing in ID. Dr Dollard began working at JMH and Holtz Children’s Hospital in 2016, and assists with optimization of antibiotic therapy of hospitalized adult and pediatric patients.
Email: eliza.dollard@jhsmiami.org

Amber Giles, PharmD, BCPS, MPH
Infectious Diseases PGY2 Pharmacy Resident, Jackson Memorial Hospital (2016-2017)
Dr. Giles is currently the ID Pharmacy Resident at JMH. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Spartanburg Medical Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. As the ID PGY2, Dr. Giles functions as an active member of the ASP and ID teams, participates in evaluations of antimicrobial use, develops avenues to optimize such use, and educates the physician, pharmacy, and nursing staff. Additionally, she assists in the development of PharmD candidates and PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residents through providing core lectures and acting as an adjunct preceptor.
Email: amber.giles@jhsmiami.org