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Pharmacy Practice & Science Dept.
Lee T. Todd, Jr. Bldg, Room 253

Dr. Ryan teaches neurology and international topics. She is the director of international professional student education for the College of Pharmacy. She is also the Assistant Provost for Global Health Initiatives for the University of Kentucky.


Faculty Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease/Dementias
  • Educational Research
  • Neurology/Neuro Disorders
  • Global/International Studies


Director, International Professional Student Education

Assistant Provost for Global Health Initiatives


MPH University of Kentucky College of Public Health

Pharmacy Fellowship in Neurosciences University of Kentucky

Pharmacy Practice Residency Duke University Medical Center

BA Transylvania University

PharmD University of Kentucky

BS University of Kentucky

We wish to remember and honor those who inhabited this Commonwealth before the arrival of the Europeans. Briefly occupying these lands were the Osage, Wyndott tribe, and Miami peoples. The Adena and Hopewell peoples, who are recognized by the naming of the time period in which they resided here, were here more permanently. Some of their mounds remain in the Lexington area, including at UK’s Adena Park.

In more recent years, the Cherokee occupied southeast Kentucky, the Yuchi southwest Kentucky, the Chickasaw extreme western Kentucky and the Shawnee central Kentucky including what is now the city of Lexington. The Shawnee left when colonization pushed through the Appalachian Mountains. Lower Shawnee Town ceremonial grounds are still visible in Greenup County.

We honor the first inhabitants who were here, respect their culture, and acknowledge the presence of their descendants who are here today in all walks of life including fellow pharmacists and healthcare professionals.