Our Team

Personalized Care For Almost a Century

Located in the heart of Denham Springs, LA, we've been serving the communities of Denham Springs, Watson, Walker and Baton Rouge since 1932. Whether you speak to a pharmacist, technician, or assistant, we pride ourselves on providing you with the most accurate and helpful information regarding you prescription medications and wellness as a whole.

James Drug Store

Joy Simcoe - Pharmacist-in-Charge

Joy joined the team on 2006. Her main responsibilities include customer assistance with drug interactions, potential side effects and answering questions about prescriptions and over the counter medications. She is Certified in Immunization. Joy has a total of 24 years of industry-related experience including working as a Pharmacist for Walgreens and Health Alliance. She attended Belaire High School and completed her BS in Pharmacy at the University of Louisiana Monroe. Joy loves the outdoors, LSU Football, family time, traveling and music.

Kevin Gamble - Staff Pharmacist

Kevin is our Compounding patient counseling expert. He completed his BS in Pharmacy and Pharm.D. from Auburn University. He is Certified in Immunization. He has been with James Drug Store since 2007 and has 26 years of experience including working for Albertson’s. His hobbies include sports and spending time with his family.

Dara Dedon Wilson - Staff Pharmacist

Dara is in charge of compounding patient counseling and input prescriptions at James Drug Store. She joined our team in 2011. Her previous employers include CVS and Albertson’s. Dara completed her undergraduate education from Louisiana State University and Pharm.D. from the University of Louisiana Monroe. She is a fan of LSU Football and enjoys reading in her spare time.

Clint Miller - Staff Pharmacist

Clint achieved his Pharm D. from University of Louisiana Monroe and joined our staff in 2015. He is Certified in Immunization. Clint enjoys spending time with his family.

Emma Tedder Adams - Staff Pharmacist

Emma began working at James Drug Store as a clerk and moved to pharmacy technician role. In 2022 she completed her Pharm D at University of Louisiana, Monroe, College of Pharmacy. Emma specializes in Medication Therapy Management and is passionate about helping patients understand their medication and therapy regimens by providing one-on-one personalized medication reviews.

Patrick Brian - Senior Pharmacist

Pat has been with James Drug Store since graduating from University of Louisiana Monroe in 1976. His tenure actually began when he was a teenager working in the family pharmacy and is where he found his love of pharmacy and decided to become a pharmacist. Certified in Immunization, his responsibilities include the management of the store, compounding and immunizations. He attended Walker High School and got his BS in Pharmacy from the University of Louisiana Monroe. In his spare time, Pat likes to travel, play golf, spend time with family and participate in church activities.