Jennifer Fix, PharmD, MBA, PharmD
Dr. Jennifer Fix holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy,a BS in Pharmacy, and an MBA. She brings to the table 30 years of experience in community pharmacy having owned an independent pharmacy in Tarrant County for 25 years. She is a Past President of both the Texas Pharmacy Association and Tarrant County Pharmacists Association and a recipient of the APhA Good Government Pharmacist of the Year Award for her work on prompt payment of claims to medical providers. She has also received the Texas Pharmacy Foundation’s Award for Individual Educational Excellence and the Drake University Outstanding Alumnae Award, as well as many other acknowledgements for her leadership activity.
Her area of interest concerns the development of new and innovative services which pharmacists can provide to patients in the community pharmacy setting. Advanced professional services that she has delivered include specialty compounding, immunizations, lipid testing and education, A1C testing for diabetes screening and education, strep throat assessment and testing in the community pharmacy setting, and pharmacy technician education.
The development of new and innovative services and teaching both students and established pharmacists how to integrate these services into an advanced practice model are essential. Dr. Fix especially enjoys involvement in the legislative arena where rules, regulations, and infrastructure work to open up new possibilities for pharmacists to expand their service mix beyond dispensing.
Her primary teaching assignment is teaching first year pharmacy students about nonprescription therapies. She also teaches an advanced compouding elective where students explore human and veterinary opportunities. Her clinical assignment is with the gastroenterology department at the Healthcare Pavilion where she focuses on curing patients with Hepatitis-C.