Amanda Ryan, PharmD

Director, Education 


Amanda Ryan, PharmD, serves as the Director of Education for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance where she leads the strategic direction of PQA’s educational activities. She is responsible for developing strategies, theme and topic ideation, and creating and managing program content, which is delivered through PQA’s Annual Meeting, Leadership Summit, Quality Forum Webinar series, continuing education programs, and other events.

Before joining PQA, Ryan served for six years as the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Qsource, a nonprofit healthcare quality improvement and information technology consultancy headquartered in Memphis, TN, where she oversaw all pharmacy quality and medication safety-related initiatives. One of her primary responsibilities was to create and provide educational programs to healthcare professionals and patients. One such program was the Campaign for Meds Management, a collaboration between the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, patients, and healthcare professionals nationwide. Ryan also has six years of long-term care pharmacy experience, where she oversaw the pharmacy‘s continuous quality improvement program and provided education to nursing home staff.

Ryan received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy and is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. She is passionate about providing learning opportunities in an engaging, convenient, and accessible format.