Meet Our Pharmacists: Jaimenee Patel


Jaimenee Patel

PharmD – Pharmacy Manager

Degree(s) Earned: BSc

Alma Mater(s): Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England.

Graduation Year: 1995

Hometown: London, England

Position: Pharmacy Manager

Location: Walker’s Drug Store

Jaimenee Patel is the manager of our pharmacy in Lancaster, South Carolina (Hwy 9 Bypass location). A London, England native, she received her degree in pharmacy from Liverpool John Moores University in 1995.

Jaimenee combines the love of what she does with personalized customer care.

Why did you become a pharmacist?

“I was raised by my grandmother and loved her words of wisdom, guidance, and encouragement. I also admired her strength. Being a pharmacist allowed me to look after her and ensured I played an integral role in her good health and well-being.”

What interests do you have that you do in your spare time?

“I enjoy gardening, hiking, and cooking international cuisines.”

Do you have a favourite sports team?

“Liverpool Football Club. “

What is your favourite food?

“Shepherd’s Pie.“

Brief info about your family?

“I have a husband, son, and an African Grey Parrot. My husband works hard to make sure I’m happy. His favorite quote is “Happy wife, happy life.” My son is a high schooler and thinks mum is no longer “cool!” I like to remind him otherwise. My crazy parrot that is too vocal for his own good.”

What is one interesting fact about you?

“I’m vegan, but many of my past customers didn’t know. Whenever I received food from them for appreciation, my technicians had a field day. Only one of my customers knew, and every other Sunday, she bought me Thai Red curry for dinner from her restaurant.”

If you had to choose a celebrity to play you in a documentary about your life, who would it be, and why?

“It would have to be Courteney Cox (AKA Monica Geller from Friends). My work colleagues often have referred to me as Monica. I guess they were spot on because my son just started watching Friends on Netflix, and says “Mum, you are such a Monica.” I have to admit: I like Monica a lot.”


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