Technicians

Lisa Hall

Lisa Hall

CPHT, started in 1987

Lisa Hall is a Columbia, Missouri resident and graduated from Hickman High School. She is married and has three children. Lisa helps run our SYNC My Meds program to help patients with medication adherence. When away from work, she enjoys spending time with her kids, reading and working in her yard.


Kem Helmka

Kem Helmka

CPHT/ Medicare Billing, started in 1995

Kem is originally from Columbia, Missouri and now resides in Southern Boone County. She graduated from Hickman High School with her first pharmacy job in high school at Medicare Pharmacy next to G&D Steakhouse on Worley Street. She also worked for SuperX and subsequently worked for Flow's Pharmacy before moving on to D&H. Kem is married with two grown boys and two grandchildren and a Rottweiler named Dieter.


Krista Stoddard

Krista Stoddard

CPHT, started in 2000

Krista grew up in Columbia & graduated from the University of Mo in 2003. At the Broadway location you can often find her helping make compounded medications. In her spare time she loves baseball, reading, writing, and all things music. She also enjoys playing RPGs and board games with her friends and family.


Cara Lipscomb

Cara Lipscomb

CPHT, started in 2001

Cara was born and raised in rural Boone County and graduated from Harrisburg High School and Moberly Area Community College.

She is from a four generation farm family and enjoys competitive tractor pulling and the great outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and has two dogs. She is great with name recognition and typically recalls and greets customers by name at the drop off counter.


D.J. Hunter

D.J. Hunter

Pharmacy Technician, started in 2015

DJ is a native Missourian, although she has traveled extensively from 1978 through 2006 touring and performing country music with several different artists. She formed her own band in 1985, "Mystery Express Band" and they performed mostly in the mid Missouri area.

She has called Columbia, Mo her home since 1994.

DJ loves people and is very involved in a lot of extra curricular sports and activities in the community. She is a very devoted full time parent to a wonderful young man, Jackson.

DJ joined the D & H family in February 2015.


Taliesha Hart

Taliesha Hart

Pharmacy Technician, Started in 2016

Taliesha Hart is originally from Wentzille, Missouri where she graduated from Timberland High School in 2012. In May of 2016, Taliesha graduated from Mizzou with a degree in biology. Taliesha has worked in various retail settings as well as healthcare as an Emergency Service Representative.

During her time at Mizzou, Taliesha was an “A Way with Words and Numbers Volunteer”. She tutored K-5th grade children in reading and math. When Taliesha attended Xavier University prior to coming to Mizzou, she worked with the Red Cross, helped with the Homework Clinic, and participated in Student Government as Secretary for her class. Taliesha is currently applying to pharmacy school and anticipates entering in Fall of 2018.

Taliesha enjoys watching movies, hanging out with friends, eating out at different restaurants, and playing basketball. Her biggest motivators in life are her family, including her mother and 3 year old sister that lights up her world.

Her favorite part about working in the pharmacy is the daily interaction she has with customers. She enjoys figuring out insurance issues and giving patients a smile when they come in to pick up medications. Taliesha says that D&H is a great work environment. Being able to answer questions and make the process of picking up prescriptions smooth is rewarding.


Janis Brown

Janis Brown

Pharmacy Technician, Started in 2016

Janis Brown is originally from Macon, Missouri. She joined the D&H team after previously working for the City and another area pharmacy. She has three children and four grandchildren. In her free time, sports, gardening, and being with her family are her priorities. At D&H Janis is enjoying working with customers and helping them with their medication needs.