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Color: Black
Food: Lobster
Quote: Service Is The Price You Pay For The Space You Occupy.
Season: Christmas
Vacation Destination: Anywhere International
Birthplace
Miami, Florida United States
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Biography |

Interview Date: 03/08/2017

Pharmacist and association branch executive Regina Jollivette Frazier was born on September 30, 1943 in Miami, Florida to Frances Reeves Jollivette Chambers and Cyrus Martin Jollivette. Frazier attended Dunbar Elementary School and Northwestern High School, where she graduated from in 1961 as valedictorian. She then attended Howard University, where she earned her B.S. degree in pharmacy in 1966. In 1983, Frazier earned her M.B.A. degree from the University of Miami.

After her graduation from Howard University, Frazier remained in Washington, D.C. and worked as the chief pharmacist with the National Association of Retired Teachers and the American Association of Retired Persons Drug Service. In 1970, she moved back to Miami, where she began working as the senior pharmacist at the University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics. Frazier was promoted to the position of director of pharmacy in 19973. While working at the University of Miami, Frazier also worked as a clinical instructor at the Florida A&M College of Pharmacy. She retired from the University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics in 2007.

Frazier was very involved in her community, serving on many boards and becoming a member of multiple organizations. Frazier has served on the boards of the Greater Miami United Way, the New World School of the Arts, the League of Women Voters, and the National Coalition on Black Voter Participation. She has served as chairman of the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida as well. In 1973, she became a member of the Links, Inc., where she would serve as president from 1986 until 1990. Frazier has also been active with the Association of Black Hospital Pharmacists, the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the National Pharmaceutical Association, and the Pharmacy Committee.

Frazier’s contributions to her community have been recognized and she has been awarded the Meritous Service Award by the Association of Black Health System Pharmacists in 2004 and the Spectrum Award by Red Cross.

Frazier lives with her husband, Ronald Eugene Frazier, in Miami, Florida. They have three children: Ronald Eugene Frazier II, Robert Christophe Frazier, and Rozalynn Suzanne Frazier.

Regina Jollivette Frazier was interviewed by The HistoryMakers on March 8, 2017.

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