Meet our Pharmacists
Joe Beard was born in Wichita Falls and grew up on a farm just over the river in Randlett, OK. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Pre-Veterinary Animal Science, then went on to receive his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy. Joe’s focus is on non-sterile compounding and men’s health issues. He is married to Marie Beard, who is also a pharmacist at Harvest Drug & Gift.
Marie Beard, Pharm.D, is originally from the Gulf Coast, which she left to attend the University of Oklahoma, and pursue a degree in Health and Exercise Science. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy and a minor in Chemistry. Marie’s primary interests are sterile and veterinary compounding. She is married to Joe Beard, PharmD., and when not working full time as a pharmacist, she is a full time mother.
Jacob has grown up in Harvest Drug & Gift. It was not long ago his job at Harvest was taking out the trash and now he is a pharmacist. He attended Big Pasture High School, then went on to graduate from Oklahoma State University with a Pre-Veterinary Animal Science degree. His last stop was at Southwestern Oklahoma State University for Pharmacy school. This is where he met his wife, Samantha, who is also a pharmacist. They now reside in Burkburnett, Texas. He is a member of TPA and the SWOSU Alumni Association. When Jacob is not in the Pharmacy, he loves to be on the family farm feeding cattle.
Samantha Beard, PharmD, RPh graduated with her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in December 2015. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a minor in Microbiology from Oklahoma State University. She is the Diabetes Educator at Harvest and works with patients one-on-one and in group settings to help manage their diabetes. She also directs the synchronization program to help improve patient adherence. She is certified in immunization administration and blood pressure screening. Samantha is a member of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), the Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA), the SWOSU Alumni Association and is currently serving on the Texas CPESN service sets committee. She is married to Jacob Beard is a proud dog-mom to her dog, Martie. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and cooking.