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Regina Jollivette Frazier

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Profession

Category:
MedicalMakers
Occupation(s):
Pharmacist

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Black
Favorite Food:
Lobster
Favorite Time of Year:
Christmas
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Anywhere International
Favorite Quote:
Service Is The Price You Pay For The Space You Occupy.

Birthplace

Born:
9/30/1943
Birth Location:
Miami, Florida

Profession

Category:
MedicalMakers
Occupation(s):
Pharmacist

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Black
Favorite Food:
Lobster
Favorite Time of Year:
Christmas
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Anywhere International
Favorite Quote:
Service Is The Price You Pay For The Space You Occupy.

Birthplace

Born:
9/30/1943
Birth Location:
Miami
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Biography

Pharmacist Regina Jollivette Frazier was born on September 30, 1943, in Miami, Florida to pharmacist Cyrus Martin Jollivette, who founded Liberty City’s Community Drug Store in 1948, and teacher Frances Reeves Jollivette Chambers, the youngest daughter of The Miami Times founder Henry E. S. Reeves. Frazier graduated valedictorian from Northwestern Senior High School in 1961, Frazier received her B.S. degree in pharmacy from Howard University in Washington, D.C., in 1966, and her M.B.A. degree from the University of Miami in 1983.

In 1968, Frazier accepted a pharmacist position at Peoples Drug and the National Association of Retired Teachers & American Association of Retired Persons Drug Service. In 1970, she returned to Miami as senior pharmacist for the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics. Three years later, Frazier was promoted to Director of Pharmacy, a position she held until she retired in 2007. As Director of Pharmacy, Frazier also served as a Preceptor for the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy as well as a Clinical Field Instructor for Florida A&M University’s College of Pharmacy.

Frazier served on numerous boards, including the United Way of Miami-Dade, New World School of the Arts, National Coalition on Black Voter Participation, the Commonwealth Institute, YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade, of which she is a life member, Miami-Dade County Addiction Services, University of Miami Medical Sciences Subcommittee for the Protection of Human Subjects, and Breakthrough Miami. She was also chairperson of the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida, which awarded her the Thanks Badge, and the Miami-Dade County Zoning Appeals Board.

She joined The Links, Incorporated, in 1970, and served as National President from 1986 until 1990, and is the youngest person to hold the position. While National President, she chartered the organization’s first international chapter in Nassau, Bahamas. Frazier also holds membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Orange Bowl Committee, and the International Woman’s Forum.

Frazier was also active with the Association of Black Health-Systems Pharmacists, from which she received the Pharmacist of the Year award in 1990, the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, and the National Pharmaceutical Association.

Frazier received numerous recognitions, including Florida Memorial College’s Sarah A. Blocker Meritorious Community Service Award; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Beta Beta Lambda Chapter’s Distinguished Community Service Award; Women’s Committee of 100 Trail Blazer Award; Women in Communication’s Community Headliner Award; Bronze Medallion of The National Conference of Christians and Jews; Anti-Defamation League’s Woman of Achievement Award; In the Company of Women Award; United Way Starfish Award; Association of Black Health-System Pharmacists’ Meritorious Service Award; and Red Cross’s Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Award in Community Service.

She was also cited as one of Ebony magazine’s One Hundred Most Influential Black Americans from 1987 to 1990, and in 1988, as one of Dollars and Sense magazine’s selection of America’s Top 100 Black Business and Professional Women.

Frazier and her husband have three children: Ronald Eugene II, Robert Christophe, and Rozalynn Suzanne.

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

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 1 - Slating of Regina Jollivette Frazier's interview
  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Regina Jollivette Frazier lists her favorites
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her mother's family background, pt. 1
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her mother's family background, pt. 2
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her father's family background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her father's education and career
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about how her parents met
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her likeness to her mother
  • Tape: 1 Story: 9 - Regina Jollivette Frazier lists her siblings
  • Tape: 1 Story: 10 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her earliest memory
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about the National Conference of Christians and Jews
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her communities in Miami, Florida
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes the sights, sounds and smells of her childhood
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers her parents' protectiveness
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes the Holy Redeemer Catholic School in Miami, Florida
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers Miami Northwestern Senior High School in Miami, Florida
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers travelling through the segregated South
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Regina Jollivette Frazier recalls her teachers at Miami Northwestern Senior High School in Miami, Florida
  • Tape: 2 Story: 9 - Regina Jollivette Frazier recalls her interest in journalism
  • Tape: 2 Story: 10 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers her maternal grandfather, Henry E.S. Reeves
  • Tape: 2 Story: 11 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers her family's famous guests
  • Tape: 3 Story: 1 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her decision to attend Howard University in Washington, D.C.
  • Tape: 3 Story: 2 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about the activism on campus at Howard University
  • Tape: 3 Story: 3 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers the riots in Washington, D.C.
  • Tape: 3 Story: 4 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers her classmates at Howard University
  • Tape: 3 Story: 5 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her pharmacy internships
  • Tape: 3 Story: 6 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers her professors at Howard University
  • Tape: 3 Story: 7 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her graduation from Howard University
  • Tape: 3 Story: 8 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers meeting her husband
  • Tape: 3 Story: 9 - Regina Jollivette Frazier remembers joining the staff of the University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics
  • Tape: 4 Story: 1 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her role as the pharmacy director of the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics
  • Tape: 4 Story: 2 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about drug theft prevention
  • Tape: 4 Story: 3 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes the problems with pharmaceutical branding
  • Tape: 4 Story: 4 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about the development of robotic prescriptions dispensary systems
  • Tape: 4 Story: 5 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her responsibilities and colleagues
  • Tape: 4 Story: 6 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her membership in The Links
  • Tape: 4 Story: 7 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her national presidency of The Links, Incorporated
  • Tape: 4 Story: 8 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes 'Linkages and Legacies'
  • Tape: 4 Story: 9 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her volunteer work
  • Tape: 5 Story: 1 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her efforts to improve relations between police and the community
  • Tape: 5 Story: 2 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about the gentrification of Miami, Florida
  • Tape: 5 Story: 3 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her current volunteer activities
  • Tape: 5 Story: 4 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her family
  • Tape: 5 Story: 5 - Regina Jollivette Frazier reflects upon her career
  • Tape: 5 Story: 6 - Regina Jollivette Frazier reflects upon the challenges of a pharmacy career
  • Tape: 5 Story: 7 - Regina Jollivette Frazier reflects upon her life
  • Tape: 5 Story: 8 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes her concerns for the African American community
  • Tape: 5 Story: 9 - Regina Jollivette Frazier talks about her children
  • Tape: 5 Story: 10 - Regina Jollivette Frazier describes how she would like to be remembered
  • Tape: 6 Story: 1 - Regina Jollivette Frazier narrates her photographs