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Kimberly Heard, USAF Captain(Ret.), R.Ph., MPH

Seasoned Pharmacist focused on Public Health

Work experience

Jun 2010Sep 2014

Officer Pharmacist

Andrews Air force Base, MD

Active Duty; Retired Captain. Managed staff of enlisted airmen in outpatient and inpatient settings. Maintained pharmacy inventory, and provided emergency medications on call for wounded soldiers. Provided counseling for patients with focus on drug-drug, drug-food, drug-disease interactions, and medication safety.  Consulted with physicians and health care team on appropriate dose, route, pharmaceutical therapy.  Presented to senior level staff and pharmacy team on selected professional topics.  

Oct 2007May 2010

Retail Staff Pharmacist

Walgreen's Pharmacy Company, Greater Atlanta, GA

Performed the following: verifying and filling prescription drugs; counseling physicians, and nurses concerning drug interactions and drug utilization review; counseling patients on drug interactions, and answering other health issues and questions. Analyzes and reviews Medicare prescription drug benefit, Medicare advantage and other insurance programs to assist patient in choosing the best plan. Monitors drug inventory control, supervises pharmacy workflow, and pharmacy technicians..

Apr 2007Oct 2007

Long Term Care Pharmacist

Georgia Pharmacy Company, Atlanta, GA

Worked with of a team of pharmacists that serviced several long term care facilities. Monitored inventory of drug orders, checked e-boxes/narcotic boxes/I V boxes, and assisted with technician management. Consulted with nurses on different medication issues and rotated among the pharmacists with on-call duties

Jan 2006Mar 2007

Relief Contract Pharmacist, Full time

Hire Dynamics Pharmacy Company; Duluth, GA

Served several pharmacy locations: Ingles, Eckerd’s (Rite-Aid), etc.

Apr 2005Dec 2005

Staff Pharmacist, Marietta, GA

Wal-Mart Pharmacy

Verified and filled prescriptions, and performed trouble-shooting of prescriptions. Controlled drug inventory. Consulted with patients, nurses, and physicians on drug therapy and other medical information. Supervised pharmacy technicians.

Feb 2002Mar 2005

Contract/Relief Pharmacist, Greater Atlanta, GA

Health Consultants and Pharmacy Staffing Network, Inc; Cardinal Health Staffing(now known as Soliant), Atlanta, GA; Cameron & Company, Lawrenceville, GA.

 Assigned to several different pharmacy practices:

  • REDMOND HOSP. Rome, Ga
  • State Prison pharmacies (Trion, Ga. and Habarsham County, Ga.).
  • ACS STATE HEALTHCARE (PBM Dept.) Alpharetta, Ga.-Consultant to medical teams within different states for analyzing preferred drug list criteria and imputing prior authorizations for non-preferred drugs
Jan 2001Feb 2002

Staff Pharmacist, Part time 

Kaiser Permanente Cumberland, Greater Atlanta, GA

 Filled and verified prescriptions, and supervised pharmacy technicians. Counseled patients on drug information/disease states, and consulted with physicians, and nurses on different disease states and drug information.

Dec 1994Dec 2000

Staff Pharmacist

Kroger Pharmacy, Greater Atlanta, GA

 Counseled patients on drug information, and disease states. Consulted with physicians, and nurses on drug information, and supervised pharmacy technicians.

Apr 1994Nov 1994

Full-Time Staff Pharmacist (temporary)

Veteran's Administration Hospital, Atlanta GA

Verified and filled prescriptions, counseled patients on drug information and disease states, and consulted with physicians, and nurses..

Oct 1993Mar 1994

Staff Pharmacist

Kmart Pharmacy, Centre, AL.

Staff Pharmacist, Full-time. Processed and filled prescriptions; counseled patients, and consulted with physicians, and nurses on drug information and disease states.

Jun 1993Sep 1993

Pharmacist Intern 

Quality Of Life Health Clinic, Gadsden, AL

Worked under supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and assisted with all pharmacy operations and patient care in order to obtain internship hours for State Board qualifications.

Jun 1984Apr 1987

Medical Specialist E-4; Non Commissioned Officer 

US Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Active Duty; Honorable Discharge

  • Medical Specialist, (E-4). Assisted physicians and nurses with patient care.
  • Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge. Internal Medicine Clinic. Assisted physicians with medical procedures, performed patient care including patient vital signs, and completed clinical organizational tasks.

 

Education

December 2018

MPH, Prevention Science

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Graduated

May 1993

BScPharm

Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Graduated

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Hobbies/Skills

  • Licensed Cosmetologist
  • Mary Kay Beauty Consultant
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