Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island (1999); BS, Pharmacy, University of Science and Technology, Ghana (1990)
Professional Memberships: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Rhode Island Society of Health System Pharmacists (RISHP), Rhode Island Pharmacists Association (RIPA)
Practice/Research Interests: Management of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, lipid disorders, preventative strategies for acute coronary syndrome, healthcare leadership
Rotations Offered: Hypertension clinic, recovery clinic, healthcare leadership
Ruth Dapaah-Afriyie, PharmD, BCACP, IHcL, CDOE, CVDOE provides clinical pharmacy services to patients in the primary care setting, focusing on disease state and medication therapy management. She is a certified diabetes and cardiovascular outpatient educator with the state of Rhode Island. She holds a certificate in Innovative Healthcare Leadership from Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island.
Dapaah-Afriyie holds academic appointments as adjunct clinical associate professor at The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy and internationally at the College of Pharmacy, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, West Africa. She is an adjunct clinical assistant professor at Bryant University, Johnson and Wales University (Center for Physician Assistant Studies. She is practitioner accreditation surveyor with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) for postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) ambulatory care pharmacy residency programs.