Dr. Beverly C. Mims is an associate professor in the Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences (CAPS) at the Howard University College of Pharmacy (HUCOP) and assistant professor at the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC.
Dr. Mims helped to facilitate the growth and development of clinical pharmacy education at Howard. She served as the course coordinator for Integrated Therapeutics Lab IC, Integrated Therapeutics Lab 2, Integrated Therapeutics Lab 3, Integrated Therapeutics 3B, Therapeutics and Patient Care and Drugs and the Elderly courses. Dr. Mims teaches in other courses within the integrated therapeutics course curriculum. In addition to teaching pharmacy students Dr. Mims teaches medical students assigned to the family and community medicine rotation and has participated in teaching physician assistant students who were enrolled in the clinical pharmacology course. Dr. Mims was introduced to inter-professional education courses when she served as core faculty for the newly created “Health Care Ethics Course: An Interdisciplinary Approach” within the Department of Community Health and Family Practice at the Howard University College of Medicine.
Dr. Mims served in leadership roles as Secretary to the Faculty of the College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Secretary to the Faculty of the College of Pharmacy, Chair of the College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Faculty Performance Committee, Chair of the Howard University College of Pharmacy CAPS Department Appointment, Reappointment and Tenure Committee, Chair of the CAPS Faculty Search Committee, Chair of the HUCOP Admissions, Recruitment and Retention Committee, and the Chair of the HUCOP Student Grievance Committee. Also, Dr. Mims served as a member of the HUCOP Executive Committee, and CAPS Department Executive Committee. For more than 20 years she served as the campus advisor to the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) Howard University Chapter. The areas of research in which Dr. Mims is interested include behavioral aspects associated with medication use and leadership development.
Through her academic appointment Dr. Mims is assigned to serve as a clinical pharmacist at the Howard University Hospital. In addition, she has work experience as a consultant pharmacist at the Washington Center for Aging Services and as an ambulatory care pharmacist for the Group Health Plan, Humana, and Kaiser-Permanente organizations. Early professional practice experiences included being a staff pharmacist at the District of Columbia General Hospital, and community pharmacist and store manager at the Professional Pharmacy in Washington, D.C. Presently she is a licensed pharmacist in the District of Columbia and the State of Maryland.
For about 20 years Dr. Mims served her community through her active participation offered through mayoral appointment with the District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy. During that time, she served the citizens of the District of Columbia as a board member, secretary and chairperson. Presently, Dr. Mims is a member of two community service organizations in which she is engaged in youth scholarship, leadership, STEM, and arts programs. In addition, she offers and supports community service projects through her membership with her church.
Dr. Beverly C. Mims is a native Washingtonian and earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in pharmacy at the Howard University College of Pharmacy. She later returned to alma mater where she earned a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. She is the mother of one son, M. Armwood-Phillips Jackson, Attorney-at-Law.