MEET THE TEAM
Our team consists of faculty members and student leaders who are passionate about public health and community. We are responsible for facilitating student recruitment and execution of outreach activities.
Dr. Tamara McCants, Pharm.D.
Dr. Tamara McCants has dedicated her career to increasing the capacity of pharmacists to be a major contributor in the achievement of favorable health outcomes, especially for the underserved population. She is very passionate about the community, coordinating outreach programs to address HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, Immunizations and Heart Disease.
Fourth year pharmacy student Zulikhat Segunmaru is originally from Nigeria, West Africa and has lived in Prince George's County Maryland for over 20 years. Zulikhat is a believer in "each one, teach one, serve many." She has a zeal for research, service and community. As the student director, she manages the operations and logistics of CCPMRC.
Brian L. Hurdle, MPH
Chief of Community Resilience
Brian joined CCPMRC because he believes in its mission wholeheartedly. He feels it is his duty as a future Pharmacist to meet the needs of the disenfranchised by extending public health knowledge and services. In these troubling times, with social unrest and global health in question, the presence of CCPMRC is critical for the health of those that are often forgotten.
Chief of Volunteer Training & Engagement
Fatoumata "Fatima" Bayo is originally from Austin, Texas by way of Guinea, West Africa. As a fourth year pharmacy student, she has dedicated her time to serving the community, particularly the underserved population in the D.C. metro area. In this capacity, Fatima is responsible for identifying and engaging students to participate in outreach events.
Chief of Public Relations
Rukiya is a fourth-year pharmacy student from Los Angeles, CA. With a history of grass roots and non-profit organizing, she is committed to addressing the health, economic and social disparities that exist within the Black and Brown communities of this nation. As the chief of public relations, Rukiya's aim is to continue CCPMRC's positive brand reputation.
Community Outreach Logistic Coodinator
Alicia Rowe is a second-year pharmacy student at Howard University from Brooklyn, NY by way of south Florida. She joined CCPMRC because there is a dire need for students like her to show up and improve the lives of the undeserved and misrepresented. She wants to make an impact, promote healthy living, and encourage others who can assist in the mission to lend a helping hand.
Senior Wellness Outreach Coordinator
Joyce is fourth year pharmacy student with a passion for serving our communities. Her desire is to be an accessible resource for patients when it comes to their health and wellness through the promotion of healthy habits and health education. She hopes to continue providing engagement activities at the Senior Wellness Center which will build on community resilience and medication reconciliation.
Editor-in-Chief InTouch Newsletter
Majada is a second year Doctor of Pharmacy candidate at Howard University. She was born and raised in Oakland, California and been working in community pharmacy at Walgreens for over 2 years. She joined CCPMRC because she wants to be an advocate for members in underserved communities. As an advisory board member, she plans to serve and educate patients in underserved communities in order to promote healthier lifestyles.
Volunteer Training Engagement Coordinator
Hollye joined the CCPMRC Board because of its reputation in the community. She's worked closely with this organization during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and saw all they brought to people in need. During her experience, she gained hands on knowledge in the field. She wants others to have as many wonderful experiences and exposure as she did.
Kodilorah is a rising 4th year Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate at Howard University College of Pharmacy. She joined CCPMRC because she has a passion for service and wishes to gain valuable emergency preparedness knowledge. Subsequently, she joined the Advisory Board to assist with training so that members will be prepared to support future emergencies or planned events in the community.
Training Development Chair