Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island (1999); BS, Pharmacy, University of Science and Technology, Ghana (1990)
Practice/Research Interests: Healthcare leadership and administration, chronic disease state management, addiction medicine
Vest TA, Tiry, KM, Dapaah-Afriyie, R., Beatty, A, Dickson, D, Miller, T, Youmbi, K.V, Redeploy Pharmacy Technicians to Advanced Roles. Pharmacy Purchasing & Products. 2020, Dec;17(12) https://www.pppmag.com/article/2669
Dapaah-Afriyie, R.; Lefebvre, A., Biologic Drug Therapy in Specialty Medicine – The Pharmacist’s Role in Optimization of Patient Care through Medication Therapy Management. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Ambulatory Survival Guide, 4th Edition, 2019.
Dapaah-Afriyie, R; Clinical Pharmacists Help Establish COVID-19 Testing Center for Disproportionately Impacted Patients. American College of Clinical Pharmacy News. June 2, 2020
Ruth Dapaah-Afriyie, Pharm.D., MBA, BCACP, IHcL, C.D.O.E., CV.D.O.E, 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.