The Author


Originally from Bowie, Maryland, Dr. Jade L. Ranger graduated from Hampton University with a doctorate of pharmacy degree. After spending the first decade of her career working for big chain pharmacies, she, alongside her husband, Dr. Henry Ranger, whom she met in pharmacy school, opened The Prescription Shoppe, a full service mom and pop pharmacy in March 2019.


Hailed a community leader for raising awareness regarding social justice issues and for her tireless support of small businesses throughout the pandemic, Jade is a member of multiple professional and service organizations including: the American Pharmacists Association, the Virginia Pharmacists Association, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a member of the York, James City and Williamsburg branch of the NAACP. In addition, she is a Be the Bridge group leader and sits on the board of directors for both Literacy for Life and Walsingham Academy.


She lives in Williamsburg, Virginia with her husband and two sons, Jacob and Joshua. The family attends New Zion Baptist church.

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