Amina Abubakar graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy University of the Sciences in 2005. She is the owner and manager of Rx Clinic Pharmacy in Charlotte, NC.
She is a clinical pharmacist, Certified HIV Specialty Pharmacist, a preceptor to UNC Chapel Hill residents and students from several schools of pharmacy. She has fostered an environment that showcases the significance and impact on patient care of community pharmacists by collaborating with Physicians and expanding pharmacist led clinical services in her community.
Currently, she shares her passion for pharmacy advancements with pharmacists, patients and policy makers all over the country through Pharmacogenomics. She was invited to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and to the FDA to discuss the Rxight™ pharmacogenetic program, which she has been involved in creating with MD Labs, in support of President Obama’s Precision Medicine initiative.
She was the PDS Pharmacist of the Year in 2012 and Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015. She was awarded Pharmacist of the Year in 2020 from NCPA. Additionally, received the Bowl of Hygeia Award from NCAP in 2020.
Olivia Bentley received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from South University School of Pharmacy in Savannah in 2012 and completed a PGY1 Community Residency Program at the University of Georgia with Village Drug Shop in Athens, GA in 2013.
Currently, she is the Director of Ambulatory Care Services at Rx Clinic Pharmacy where she co-developed and implemented a variety of non-dispensing, cognitive-based clinical services in an independent community pharmacy. Through physician collaboration, she leads a team of clinical community pharmacists in providing Medicare annual wellness visits, chronic care management, and more.
Dr. Bentley is a Board Certified HIV Pharmacist. She is also experienced as a Certified BHRT pharmacist, Therapeutic Shoe Fitter for patients with diabetes and Certified in Pharmacogenetics and Precision Medicine.
She currently serves the profession of pharmacy on the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP) as the Chair of the New Practitioner Network and remains active in many local, state and national professional organizations such as NCPA, APhA and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity.
Jessica Sinclair graduated from the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. She completed her post-graduate training as resident of the UNC PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency with Rx Clinic Pharmacy in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Following her residency, she was hired on as a clinical pharmacist with Rx Clinic Pharmacy and collaborated with a primary care practice offering services such as the annual wellness visit and chronic care management. She also worked with a pharmacist-driven Medicare Advantage Plan to help leverage relationships with local community pharmacists in the area to address patient needs and enhance patient care. She also served as a pharmacist care manager to address drug therapy problems, care coordination, and disease state management.
Jessica is the CPE Administrator for the Avant Institute and guides the direction of the continuing pharmacy education program. She has also recently taken on a new role as the Director of Education and Research Outcomes with Rx Clinic Pharmacy and the Avant Institute. In her new role, she focuses on educational programs, the implementation of new clinical services, and support of the clinical pharmacy team. As an instructor, she provides insight to pharmacists and pharmacy teams interested in expanding clinical services and collaborating with providers.