Washington DC Pharmacy Association Board of Directors
*Yolanda B. McKoy-Beach, PharmD, CDE
Dr. McKoy-Beach is a graduate of Howard University College of Pharmacy, and Fisk University with a degree in chemistry. She’s completed two residencies, one in Pharmaceutical Care at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Miami, Florida, and the other in Infectious Disease from SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy in Buffalo, New York. Currently practicing at the Clinical Assistant Professor at Howard University College of Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences she is also a clinical preceptor at two practice sites: La Clinica del Pueblo in northwest Washington, DC, and Howard University Hospital Anticoagulation Management Services. In addition to providing direct patient care to patients at those sites and training 4th-year pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, and pharmacists in the Non-traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Program she has been a member of the Washington DC Pharmacy Association (WDCPhA) for approximately 4 years. She also served on the Board of Directors in 2016 as the Director-at-Large for Education and Programs.
Daneka Lucas, PharmD
Dr. Lucas, originally from Houston, Texas, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Hampton University. Upon graduation, she completed a one-year Pharmacy Practice Residency at Howard University Hospital, where she conducted research on the optimization of medication therapy in HIV patients. She currently practices pharmacy at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Pediatric Pharmacy, where she has worked with both the adult, but mainly the pediatric/neonatal population, for over fifteen years. She currently assists health care providers in providing the best medication therapy for patients.
As part of her ongoing effort to give back to the community, Daneka has practiced at CMS Health Initiatives, a nonprofit organization dedicated to decreasing health disparities by utilizing clinical pharmacists to provide health topic discussions and medication therapy management services to the underserved community in Washington, DC. For over 10 years she has taught clients how to manage various disease states. As the Director of Programs, she assisted in developing and implementing several successful outreach programs including diabetes, HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, HIV Prevention, and provider training. All of these programs promote health awareness in the DC community. She actively participates in numerous community endeavors, while assisting in various fundraisers for Breast Cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Diabetes.
Daneka has certifications in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery and Medication Therapy Management Services. She is a member of Kappa Epsilon Professional Pharmacy Fraternity (Alpha Xi chapter), Washington Metropolitan Society of Health-System Pharmacist (WMSHP), and Washington DC Pharmacy Association (WDCPhA). As a member of WDCPhA, she has chaired two annual meetings and currently held the Director-at-Large position as the Membership Chair from 2017 to 2018.
*Stephanie Holliday, PharmD
*Janis Jackson, PharmD
Dr. Jackson is currently employed as an HIV/AIDS Administrative Pharmacist with the District of Columbia Government, Department of Health. In the past 15 years, she has worked as a Pharmacy Inspector/ Investigator and a Clinical / Distribution Pharmacist. She started her career in pharmacy as a volunteer, then quickly became a technician at Providence Hospital. After graduating from Howard University’s School of Pharmacy, she was offered a position as a Staff Pharmacist. For career advancement, she accepted a full-time position as the Assistant Director at The Hospital for Sick Children. In 2017, she was honored to receive the 2017 Pharmacist of the Year Award from the Washington DC Pharmacy Association. She hopes to continue to provide quality healthcare and customer service to those in her community.
*Jennifer Kim, PharmD
*Jasmine Inman, PharmD, RPh
Director at Large
(Chair, Professional Affairs)
*Deidre Payne, PharmD, RPh
Director at Large
(Chair, Education, and Programs)
*Carolyn Rachel-Price, Rph,
* Executive Committee