Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir is currently an Assistant Professor at Loma Linda School of Pharmacy in Loma Linda, CA. She completed her Doctorate in Pharmacy at the University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy,located in Hartford, CT. Following pharmacy school, she completed her pharmacy residency at the Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC. She also completed an Infectious Disease Pharmacokinetics/ Pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) Research Fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. Michael J. Rybak PharmD, MPH, PhD, and went on to earn a Masters of Public Health at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.
Dr. Abdul-Mutakabbir is dedicated to magnifying and rectifying health inequities in minoritized communities. To that point, she currently serves as the Lead Pharmacist and Clinician for the Loma Linda University COVID-19 Equitable Mobile Vaccination Clinics. Her dedication to improving public health has been recognized by the United States Public Health Services, as she was the 2017 recipient of the USPHS Outstanding Service Award. Additionally, her research has led her to be recognized by the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases as one of their 30 under 30 outstanding young scientists, for their ECCMID 2021 31st annual meeting. Dr. Abdul-Mutakabbir continues to be an active member of several professional organization including the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists (SIDP).
You can find her on Twitter @JayCDoesID.