Wednesday, July 31, 2019
SPI Spotlight Blog: Orly from North Texas Poison Center
1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got involved in poison control.
My name is Orlando, but family and friends call me Orly. I was born and raised in Union City, New Jersey and moved to Dominican Republic to study medicine. This is where I met my wife Anelle. We have 3 kids; Katelyn 14, Alekzander 6, and Audrey 5 and 2 Dogs Mason and Khloe.
After graduating from Med School, we moved to Miami, Florida. This is where I began working at the poison center. I have been working as a SPI for the last 11 years.
2. When did you join the North Texas Poison Center?
We moved to Dallas and joined the NTPC in 2013 and we couldn’t be happier.
3. What do you like to do in your free time?
On my free time I'm with my family or either enjoying my hobbies which include exercising and training in Martial Arts Jiu Jitsu.