Dr. Rivera obtained a Pharm.D. from The Ohio State University, then completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at University of Toledo in Toledo, OH followed by a PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic -Rochester. She is currently a practicing Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy and HIV clinic pharmacist at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Rivera is an Instructor in Pharmacy at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, precepts PGY-1 and PGY-2 pharmacy residents, and serves as adjunct faculty for Winona State Nursing School. She is a member of SIDP, ASM, and ACCP.
Dr. Rivera’s practice and research interests include OPAT, mycobacterial infections, orthopedic infections, HIV, and outpatient antimicrobial stewardship.