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Nakia Beard, PharmD, CGP

  • Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice Dal
Office Phone: 214-372-5300 ext 243
Mail Address: 4500 S Lancaster Rd Rm 207
Dallas TX 75216-7167


Dr. Beard is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Geriatrics Division, at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy in Dallas, TX. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Hampton University School of Pharmacy, Hampton VA in 2010. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Xavier College of Pharmacy/ Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA and a PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD. Currently, she is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacist and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Beard participates in case-based learning experiences, experiential training of third and fourth year pharmacy students, as well residents. She will also be participating in Grand Rounds, Special Populations and Advanced Geriatrics

Research Interests

Dr. Beard’s research interests include neurodegenerative diseases affecting older individuals, cultural competency, senior education and the impact of community outreach on outcomes.

Selected Publications:

  • Beard N, Brandt NJ, . Managing Advanced Chronic Heart Failure a Palliative Approach. 2013.
  • LaRochelle JM, Beard N, Creel AM. Vincristine and Daunorubicin administration in an adolescent during ECMO. Critical Care and Shock. 2013;16(1):8-11.