Meet Our Faculty

    , PharmD, MS

    Founder/CEO, Your Pharmacy Advocate; Executive Editor, PharmaSis Magazine

    Dr. Jerrica Dodd is a pharmacist, entrepreneur, coach and leader. 
    She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration from The Ohio State University, and a Master of Science with a focus in Applied Pharmacoeconomics from the University of Florida. She completed her pharmacy practice and administration residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

    Dr. Dodd has been a pharmacist for 24 years and transitioned into full time entrepreneurship after a 17-year career in the pharmaceutical industry in multiple roles within Medical Affairs. She has also managed a hospital pharmacy, and has experience in retail pharmacy.

    Her recent educational pursuits have been completion of a Nutrition Health Coaching Certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Currently, she is enrolled in the Institute of Functional Medicine and aiming to introduce a functional medicine perspective to the pharmaceutical management of member patients of Your Pharmacy Advocate, LLC where she is the founder and CEO.

    Dr. Dodd has been requested to serve as a speaker for numerous and diverse professional and community events. Her experience also includes speaking to diverse audiences including healthcare providers. Jerrica’s most recent speaking engagements were as a keynote speaker for the Superwoman Summit in Portland, OR. She was also a speaker and panelist for entrepreneurial events at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans, LA. She is a co-author of the recently published books, I Survived and Ain’t No Plan B and has been featured on MizCEO, Glambitious and UpWords magazine covers in 2019. Jerrica is also the Executive Editor of the newly launched PharmaSis Magazine, a platform created to celebrate women in pharmacy as they pivot and build the careers and lives of which they dream. 

    Dr. Dodd enjoys traveling, reading, teaching Zumba, cooking, and attending cultural events. 
    With her background in pharmacy, leadership training and her passion for people, Dr. Dodd enjoys encouraging people to be their best and to get the most out of every opportunity that life presents.