Adriana Rivera, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Drug Information
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Adriana Rivera, PharmD, BCPS, received her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Northeastern University, Bouve College of Health Science School of Pharmacy in 2006. Afterwards, she completed a Pharmacy Specialty Residency in Ambulatory Care at Boston Medical Center in 2007. Currently she is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Drug Information at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. In her current position, Dr. Rivera co-coordinates drug shortage management and the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. Her drug shortage management responsibilities include: facilitating weekly meetings with the Division of Pharmacy, collaborating with multidisciplinary stakeholders for clinical input and prescribing guidance, and facilitating institutional communication to providers and staff on current drug shortages.