Co-Founder, Co-CEO & Lead Pharmacist
Dr. Jessica Nouhavandi is co-founder and lead pharmacist of Honeybee Health — an accredited online pharmacy focused on providing millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans with high-quality, convenient, affordable access to prescription medications without the need for insurance or coupons. Honeybee Health operates in 45 states, with Dr. Jessica obtaining almost all the pharmacy licenses of the states Honeybee Health serves. Before starting Honeybee Health in 2017, Dr. Jessica was Pharmacist in Charge at MCP Pharmacy in Moorpark, CA, where she saw first-hand the inequalities in the pricing of prescription medications, inspiring her to create Honeybee Health.
First in her family to have gone to college and the only daughter of two working-class, Jewish, Iranian immigrants, Dr. Jessica graduated in 2011 from Western University of Health Sciences with a Doctorate in Pharmacy. Dr. Jessica is a fierce supporter of women’s reproductive rights and has championed equal access to abortion for all Americans. In her success, Honeybee Health became the first U.S.-based pharmacy to deliver medication abortion by mail. Follow Dr. Jessica on Instagram and Twitter at @drjessicarx.
For the last 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has called into question many previously accepted systems and practices, accelerating our need for change. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the telehealth industry. Patients are demanding increased flexibility and easier ways to access healthcare. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is lagging behind, relying on outdated regulations […]