Dr. Hicks received her BS degree from Florida A&M University in 1990. Upon graduation she worked with Eli Lilly & Company as a pharmaceutical sales representative and diabetes educator. In her early years of practice she worked with the Walgreen’s company from 1992-2002 where she served as pharmacy manager for 8 years. She received her Masters degree from the University of St. Francis, in Health Services Administration in 1997 and a Doctorate degree in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Florida in 2005.
Dr. Hicks is a licensed Pharmacy Consultant with the State of Florida and an active community health educator. She most recently was nominated for the 2008 ONYX Award for her accomplishments and contributions as one of Florida’s African American Trailblazers. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc and Health Chairperson for the Orange County Branch of the NAACP. She is co-founder of The Central Florida Coalition of Health Awareness and President/CEO of Cohesive Constructors, LLC.
Dr. Hicks is a very active charter member of New Covenant Baptist Church of Orlando where she serves as President of the Health Related Ministry and Administrator of their Community Health Initiatives’ Program. She is a devout Christian where serving others is her life’s passion.
She is married to her college sweetheart Michael Anthony for 19 years and they have one lovely daughter Kimiah.