Joseph Carreno, Pharm.D.



  • M.P.H. (in-progress) Wayne State University, School of Medicine 
  • Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
  • Post-graduate Year One Pharmacy Practice Residency, New York Methodist Hospital 
  • Pharm.D., Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Courses Taught at ACPHS

PTPM Infectious Diseases Module
Advanced Infectious Diseases
Integrated Problem Solving Workshop V
Integrated Problem Solving Workshop VI
Applied Methods in Epidemiologic Research

Academic/Research Interests

Dr. Carreno’s research interests focuses on the application of technology and epidemiologic methods to evaluate and develop antimicrobial stewardship programs. Specifically, Dr. Carreno is interested in pharmacists’ roles in active surveillance, anti-infective related adverse event prevention, and bacterial epidemiology of infectious diseases.

Research Grants

Carreno JJ, Chambers RM, Kilgore P, Weinmann A, Bloome M, Centi A, Rodriguez J, Davis SL (PI). “Antimicrobial Stewardship Provided Through Novel Approaches to Optimize Pharmacists’ Workflow (Stewardship-NOW)” ASHP/ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Practice Model Initiatives Demonstration Grant. Co-Investigator, 33% Effort. Total Direct Costs: $25,000

Honors and Achievements

  • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Provost Technology Award (2014)
  • Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) Infectious Diseases Fellow Grant (2013) 
  • Making a Difference in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy (MAD-ID) Travel Grant (2013) 
  • IDWEEKTM Trainee Travel Grant (2012) 
  • Heroes of the Blizzard of 2010 commendation (2010)

Practice Site

Dr. Carreno is a Clinical Pharmacist at Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany, NY.

Previous positions or appointments

  • Clinical Pharmacy Instructor, Long Island University (2010 – 2011) 
  • Adjunct Clinical Pharmacy Instructor, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon (2010 – 2011)

Selected Publications

Dumkow LE, Kenney RM, MacDonald, Carreno JJ, Malhotra MK, Davis SL. “Impact of a Multidisciplinary Culture Follow-up Program of Antimicrobial Therapy in the Emergency Department.” Infect Dis Ther. 2014. Jun 3:45–53

Carreno JJ, Jaworski A. Kenney RM. Davis SL. “Comparative Incidence of Nephrotoxicity by Age Group Among Adult Patients Receiving Vancomycin,” Infect Dis Ther. 2013 Dec. 2: 201 – 208

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice