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Dr. Corine T. Ferebee is a pharmacist, entrepreneur, consultant, and health advocate. She holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Xavier University of Louisiana, College of Pharmacy and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Ferebee has practiced pharmacy for over 10 years. She has held leadership roles such as director of pharmacy for 7 years in an outpatient clinical setting, pharmacy manager for 5 years in the retail setting, as well as long-term care pharmacy. Dr. Ferebee has additional certifications in Personal Training, Medication Therapy Management (MTM), Advanced Nutrition, Pharmacy Preceptor for GA-PCOM and UGA College of Pharmacy, Immunization Delivery, Hospital Pharmacist Training and Mixing Sterile IV Products.
Dr. Ferebee recently transitioned from retail pharmacy management into entrepreneurship. She is the founder and CEO of Trinity Wellness Rx Consulting, LLC where she educates and encourages the community to engage in healthy living through medication therapy management, exercise, and nutrition. Dr. Ferebee offers pharmacy consultations, personal fitness training, group fitness classes and nutritional guidance in addition to participating in community-based events.
Dr. Ferebee enjoys the arts and is most enthusiastic about musical events, ballet and plays. She also enjoys thrifting and all things fashion. Dr. Ferebee is also an advocate for self-care, therefore, making yoga and massage therapy a priority in her life.
Dr. Ferebee is passionate about her vision of bringing awareness to the community as it relates to a healthy lifestyle. She is excited and continues to work diligently as the future unfolds the blessings to come.
Pam Godfrey Younker is responsible for Community Development in north Georgia for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She joined Children’s in January 2013 after 10 years as Vice President Corporate Services for Engineering Design Technologies, Inc. She previously owned Pam Younker Accounting and Tax Service and was Senior Internal Auditor for Lockheed. Pam’s career began at Oxford Industries, Inc. after she graduated from the University of Georgia, with a degree in Accounting. Having grown up in McCaysville, Georgia, Pam loves the north Georgia mountains.
Pam serves nationally as an Air Force Civic Leader, under the direction of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the Secretary of the Air Force. Pam has also been involved in the local community for many years. She chaired the Honorary Commanders Program for the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and is a graduate of Leadership Cobb. She is an active participant in Atlanta Regional Affairs Military Council, Cobb Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Cobb 2020 Steering Committee, Town Center CID Advisory Board, Victoria’s Friends Ministry, and Burnt Hickory Baptist Church.
Pam has been the recipient of many awards, a few which include – Outstanding Alumnus of the Terry College of Business for the University of Georgia; Alpha Chi Omega Real Strong Women of Distinction Award; “Best of the Best” Award for Dobbins Air Reserve Base; Marietta, Georgia Citizen of the Year; MUST Ministry Servant of the Year; YWCA Woman of Tribute.
Pam is married to Ron Younker. They met at the University of Georgia, where Ron was Drum Major, and Pam was a member of the Georgette Drill Team. Ron is formerly of Southern Company, and Vice President of Human Resources for Cobb EMC. He now owns Younker and Associates, a leadership development company. Pam and Ron have 2 grown sons, David and John. David is an attorney in Marietta, and is married to the former Katy Hansen of Jacksonville, Florida. David and Katy have 2 children, Sevy, 6, and William, 3. Pam and Ron’s younger son, John, is a veterinarian in Atlanta, and he is married to the former Sarah Stokes, of Warner Robins, Simulation Coordinator at Children’s Healthcare. John and Sarah, have a 4 year old daughter, Josie Mae.
Pam’s job with Children’s Healthcare keeps her very busy. In her spare time, Pam likes to exercise and spend time with family and friends. She also enjoys mentoring young people and working with all branches of the military.
About Your Host
Normanie Ricks is a decorated former officer of the United States Navy. She has an authentic compassion for cultivating long-term relationships based on trust and value. She has spent her career serving the healthcare sector as a Rehabilitation Clinic Manager and Occupational Therapy Clinician. Beyond those titles, she serves as an influential part of the community, dedicating her time as a mentor, volunteer, and patient advocate.
Identifying a need for more community health programs, Normanie obtained a certification in Non-Profit Management from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, and a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). To date, her most notable career accomplishments are leading and managing operations of the Wounded Warrior Program at the United States Naval Hospital in San Diego; creating and developing an Occupational Therapy Neonatal Intensive Care Program; serving as a key member in Navy Medicine’s first study on targeted muscle re-Innervation and nerve transfers for amputees; and participating in vision research for soldiers who have sustained traumatic brain injuries during conflicts.
Along with her endeavors, Normanie is an advocate for children with disabilities, both in the United States and abroad. Traveling globally, she has serviced youth communities in Japan, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Zambia. She was recognized by The American Red Cross for assistance in fundraising events that contributed to over $110,000 raised for humanitarian relief. As a global mentor, she continues to volunteer her time and knowledge to teaching Occupational Therapy to students attending various universities.
Currently, Normanie is the owner and operator of Achieve Occupational Therapy Solutions, Inc. where she provides rehabilitation to individuals who are affected with neurological deficits that alters their vision and limits their ability to perform well in school, work, and life in general. Continuing to serve her community in every aspect, she also serves on the board of the East Cobb Lions Club, which provides free vision screenings for the school systems in Georgia.
Normanie’s dedication to learning is no surprise, as she has always been a scholar. She was a member of the Beta Club, The High School National Honor’s Society, and graduated in the top 5 percent of her class. She accomplished all of this while also being a student-athlete. Talk about an amazing woman! As a well-recognized track athlete, Normanie was named Track Woman of the Year by the Atlanta Track Club, won two state championships and set several school and state records. She frequently medaled at the Junior Olympics. However, her successes did not stop there, in college, she was also inducted into the National Honor’s Society, was named the Coca Cola Dean’s Scholar, Who’s Who in Colleges and Universities, and Conference USA student-athlete of the month. In graduate school, she served on the executive board of the Student Government Association; was recognized for Excellence in her Evidence-Based Practice Thesis; and served as the Commencement Speaker for the Occupational Therapy Graduating Class of in 2012.
Normanie has always held a passion for education and healthcare. Her past accomplishments in academics and sports are what led her to fulfill her passion in serving her community in every way. As the host of “A Healthy Atlanta,” Normanie will continue to display her dedication by sharing knowledge, and finding innovative ways and connections to serve communities domestically and globally.