Welcome to Gibbs Pharmacy

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Gibbs Pharmacy started in 1989 by Owner and Lead Pharmacist, Jim Gibbs. Byron Pirtle and Jim became business partners in 1997. Together, Jim and Byron have successfully created a small town Pharmacy with "Big City" technology. At Gibbs Pharmacy, it is about the entire patient, from prevention to overall wellness. The Pharmacists at Gibbs Pharmacy have over 100 years combined experience. The Technician staff has over 75 years combined experience. Jim Gibbs has been on the University Medical Center hospital campus over 25 years and knows the local Doctors and their practicing habits. The combination of expertise and personal counsel has made Gibbs Pharmacy the place to care for the wellness of your entire family.

Gibbs Pharmacy strives to provide complete care for each patient. That may include more than just dispensing medication. See what other services Gibbs Pharmacy can provide to you or your business!

Accurate

We are proud to employ 4 pharmacists and 12 certified technicians. Our fully staffed pharmacy is equipped to devote the time necessary to fill your prescription accurately. Our owners, Jim Gibbs, Andrew Byrd, and Christi Orman constantly strive to improve our pharmacy's workflow and minimize errors.

Efficient

We respects our patients and their time. We all lead busy lives and Gibbs Pharmacy understands the importance of dispensing prescriptions in a timely manner. The majority of our prescriptions are prepared within 10-15 minutes. We also offer a convenient and quick drive-thru service.

Innovative

We recognizes that the care of a patient involves more than just pills. We offer enhanced services such as immunizations, wellness screenings, compounding and diabetes care. We also utilize the latest innovations in automation and technology to ensure that patients receive the best care possible!

Meet Our Healthcare Family

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James Gibbs, DPh

James is lead Pharmacist and owner of Gibbs Pharmacy. Jim graduated from Samford University College of Pharmacy. He began his pharmacy career in 1979 and later opened Gibbs Pharmacy in 1989. His co-owner and partner until 2018 was Byron Pirtle. Jim has always run a progressive and diverse business. He strives to set his pharmacy apart from others. He is passionate about running a pharmacy that is more than just a business, but rather focused on building strong relationships with the community.

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Andrew Byrd, Pharm D.

Andrew Byrd is lead Pharmacist and owner of Gibbs Pharmacy. Andrew graduated from Lipscomb University's College of Pharmacy in 2013. While he has acted as a staff pharmacist for several years, he recently purchased his share of Gibbs Pharmacy and became co-owner and partner to Jim Gibbs.

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Christiana Orman, CPhT

Christiana is the Pharmacy Operations Manager and recent partner of Gibbs Pharmacy. Christi manages all of our vaccination programs and coordinates all staff duties. She has been an employee since she was 17 years old and has dedicated her heart to this business. As Christi grew from a pharmacy technician to recent owner, she developed award-winning leadership skills. Christi has worked exceptionally hard to redirect our pharmacy workflow and implement our enhanced services to offer Wilson County the best pharmacy experience. Outside of the pharmacy, Christi is an avid beach-goer and Nashville Predators enthusiast! She spends her free time with her husband and two beautiful children.

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Hannah Markum, PharmD

Hannah was born and raised here in Lebanon. She earned her undergraduate degree at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville then moved to Knoxville as a student in the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. During pharmacy school, Hannah came back to Lebanon to work for us. After her graduation, Hannah worked for a chain pharmacy in Columbia. She is happy to return to Lebanon after her time away. Hannah says she loves working for a small-town independent pharmacy. She loves the advantage of getting to know her patients personally and help them in anyway possible. Away from work, Hannah enjoys spending her free time on the farm with her family.

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Jaclyn Kempf, PharmD

Jaclyn received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Cumberland University before completing her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy. She spent several years working as a pharmacist for a chain pharmacy but felt as time went on that it was not the right fit for her. She loved the hometown feel atmosphere of independent pharmacy and joined our staff in the spring of 2019.

Jaclyn loves getting to know her patients on a personal level and helping them manage their disease states. To Jaclyn, her patients aren’t just a number. Since working for Gibbs Pharmacy, she has gotten to demonstrate her compounding interest in our compounding lab. In her free time, Jaclyn enjoys volleyball, outdoor activities, and spending time with her husband and their new baby girl.

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Jasmin Valentin, Resident PharmD.

Jasmin received her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico- Aguadilla before graduating from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. She is from San Sebastian, Puerto Rico but has now relocated to Middle Tennessee. Jasmin fell in love with this profession due to the impact pharmacists can have on patients and their wellbeing. She believes it is very satisfying to take action to benefit the patient. During Jasmin’s time at Gibbs Pharmacy, she intends to increase her clinical skills and gain experience in management. She plans to improve existing patient care process, such as our diabetes and pre-diabetes programs. Jasmin is our first resident pharmacist!

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Frank Gailbreath

Frank is our Staff Pharmacist and Compounding Pharmacist. Frank is a College of Pharmacy Alumni of the University of Tennessee.

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Kimberly Maxey

Kimberly is a Pharmacist here at Gibbs Pharmacy. Kim is a graduate of the University of Tennessee's College of Pharmacy. She also works as a diabetic educator at the Gibbs Education Center.

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Byron Pirtle

Byron is a Pharmacist and past co-owner of Gibbs Pharmacy. Byron is a graduate of Samford University.

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Keri Sutton, CPhT

Keri is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and Sync Coordinator. Keri has been an employee of Gibbs Pharmacy for 17 years. She has many roles in the pharmacy. Keri began as a compounding technician, but has been the lead technician for the last 10 years. Currently, Keri is the Enhanced Patient Services Manager.

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Jennifer Blackburn, CPhT

Jennifer is a Certified Pharmacy Technician, Sync Coordinator and Group Home Med Manager. Jennifer is a long time employee of Gibbs Pharmacy and has managed many different roles in the pharmacy. She is very passionate about her patients and cares deeply for each one.

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Bonnie Hawk, CPhT

Bonnie is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and Long Term Care Specialist (Med Packaging). Bonnie, a Wilson County native, has an associates degree and has been a certified pharmacy technician since 2001. She manages the running inventory of our pharmacy and helps with packaging.

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Jennifer Burton, CPhT

Jennifer is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and Long Term Care Specialist (Med Packaging). Jennifer has been working in the pharmacy field for 19 years.

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Julie Carpenter, CPhT

Julie is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and Medical Assistant embedded four local providers offices. She goes above and beyond as a patient liaison between Gibbs Pharmacy and the offices she represents. Julie is from Nevada but now calls Tennessee her home.

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Spencer Fields, CPhT.

Spencer is a Certified Pharmacy Technician at Gibbs Pharmacy. He is a passionate and hard working technician who loves to help anyone in need.

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Monica Vaughn, CPhT.

Monica is a Certified Pharmacy Technician. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2009 and TCAT Murfreesboro as a CPhT in 2013

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Sara Perry, CPhT and Community Outreach Coordinator

Sara has worked in the independent pharmacy business since she was 17 years old. She started out as a gift shop manager in a small-town pharmacy where she later became a registered technician. In January of 2016, Sara became a certified pharmacy technician. She began working for Gibbs Pharmacy in July of 2017. Since working for Gibbs Pharmacy, Sara has joined several local networking groups to strengthen our presence in the Wilson County community. She is now a member of DrugFree Wilco, Wilson County Young Professionals, Wilson One, and is an Ambassador for the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, and the Wilson County contact for Count It! Lock It! Drop It!

For any community inquiries, please reach out to Sara at sara.gibbspharmacy@yahoo.com

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Eleese Huddleston

Eleese is a recent graduate from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She enrolls in pharmacy school at the UT Health Science Center in Memphis in the fall of 2018.

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Christian Bardon, CPhT

Christian is a graduate of Siegel High School and a native of Middle Tennessee. Christian was hired as a member of our Customer Service team. Christian lead our customer relations workflow until she recently passed her pharmacy technician certification exam. As a CPhT, Christian has been promoted to our Medication Packaging Department.

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Samantha Sircy, CPhT

Samantha began working in the Customer Service Department at Gibbs Pharmacy in 2016. She has an associate's degree and has recently completed her pharmacy technician certification. Since passing her exam, Samantha has contributed substantially to our Personal Fill Program and also assisted in our specialty drug operations. Samantha is currently a student at Middle Tennessee State University and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration.

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Kristy Hensley, CPhT

Kristy is a Carthage, TN native. She started at Gibbs Pharmacy on the Customer Service team. After two years of pharmacy experience, Kristy was motivated to expand her skills. In the fall of 2018, she passed her pharmacy technician certification. Kristy now works in our daily work flow and manages our over-the-counter inventory.

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Missy Stewart, CPhT

Missy is a Wilson County native and is very involved in our community. While she has a BS degree from MTSU, she has also been a Certified Technician since 2010. Currently, Missy is the Patient Clinical Services Coordinator and manages all vaccines offered by the pharmacy.

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Holly McCrorey, CPhT

Holly graduated as a Medical Assistant from Fortis Institute in 2012. In 2013, she began her career as a pharmacy technician and then completed her certification the following year. Holly has utilized all of her skills as both a MA and Certified Technician at Gibbs Pharmacy since she joined us in 2018. She has also recently advanced to the role of Specialty Drug Operations Coordinator at the pharmacy.

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Cassandra Jones, CPhT

Cassandra has been a CertifiedTechnician for 5 years. She has been actively compounding since her certification, and is now the Lead Compounding Technician at our pharmacy.

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Kindra Gregory, CPhT

Kindra has two children and is from Carthage, TN. She is a certified medical assistant and recently passed her pharmacy technician certification exam.She has a lot of experience working in the medical field, but has just begun her career in pharmacy. She is now utilizing her skills in both fields as a pharmacy representative at a local physician's office.

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Shelby Thorne

Shelby has worked part-time at Gibbs Pharmacy for 5 years throughout her college career. She just recently received a bachelor’s degree in education from Middle Tennessee State University. Shelby is currently preparing to take her pharmacy certification exam and is enrolled in diabetes paraprofessional education through the American Association of Diabetes Education. Shelby has over 10 years of experience in the fitness industry. She loves working out, hiking, running, kayaking, and going on adventures to new places. Shelby loves to help people improve the understanding of their health and wellness to ensure they can successfully progress towards their goals. She plans to pair her experience and passion with her education to manage our diabetes education program.

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Vicky Edging, CPhT, Customer Service

After spending over 25years working for a large pharmacy corporation, Vicky decided that she wanted to work for an independent pharmacy. She loves the decision she made! Since working for Gibbs Pharmacy, Vicky has gotten to interact with customers much more and loves helping them. Although we are very busy, she loves the laid-back atmosphere. Vicky is married with three sons. Her sons are all married and have given Vicky seven grandchildren that she is very proud of and loves very much. In her free time, Vick really enjoys going to live Rock concerts and enjoys the local Rock music scene.

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Chloe Lannom

Customer Service

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Tayza

Customer Service

We are Pharmacy Preceptors for Lipscomb University and the University of Tennessee college of pharmacy.

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