Associate Professor

Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Larkin University

Contact Information

Office: Room 2202

Office Phone: 305-760-7492


Office Phone: By Appointment

Education and Training



University of Maryland School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

Postgraduate Fellowship

Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging

University of Maryland Baltimore College of Pharmacy

Baltimore, MD

Certified in Public Health (CPH)

National Board of Public Health Examiners

Washington, DC


Epidemiology and Biostatistics

University of California at Berkeley

Berkeley, CA


Cellular/Molecular Biology and Women’s Studies

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

Teaching Interests

Dr. Ryder has taught pharmacy students and others about public health, research methods, and health disparities.

Scholarly Interests

Dr. Ryder has been a health researcher for nearly 30 years, focusing on health disparities, and healthcare access and utilization, especially for underserved populations and mature and older adults.