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Associate Professor Sheila Ryder


Assoc. Prof. Sheila Ryder B.Sc. (Pharm.), M.Sc., Dip. Stat., M.P.S.I.
Associate Professor in Pharmacy Practice
Phone: +353-1-896-2786
Location: Panoz Institute, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Course Co-ordinator, Module Co-ordinator, College Tutor


Sheila Ryder gained her pharmacy degree from Trinity College Dublin and is registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. She joined the School of Pharmacy as a Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice in 1997, and her research background spans both pharmacology and pharmacy practice. Areas of particular interest include optimization of pharmaceutical care, medication safety and pharmacovigilance, health behaviours especially medication adherence and drug misuse, pharmacoepidemiology, and neuropharmacology.

At doctoral level, she has active links with both community and hospital practice, where her research has laid the foundation for evidence-based practice initiatives. Sheila has supervised more than fifty PhD and MSc students, and this research has received multiple awards. Sheila has also received University and national awards for her teaching.


Enterprise Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, Health Research Board, Health Service Executive, Meath Foundation.