Ruth Ebiasah | DIHGLA Cohort 3 | IBWPPI

Ruth Ebiasah

Ruth Ebiasah, PharmD, MS/HSPA
Clinical Pharmacy Chief and Researcher

Dr. Ruth Ebiasah is a first-generation, Ghanaian American, born in Washington, D.C. and raised in the DMV area. Dr. Ebiasah earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Howard University and
Master’s degree in Health-Systems Pharmacy Administration and Leadership from The Ohio State University. In addition to her pharmacy and leadership education and training, Dr. Ebiasah
is certified as a Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) Certified Professional, Global Regulatory Affairs Compliance Professional and Pharmaceutical Development Certified

For over two decades, Dr. Ebiasah has served as a clinical and consultant pharmacist and preceptor in the multiple clinical areas of pharmacy, including acute care, primary care,
medication safety, and infectious diseases. Dr. Ebiasah is currently Chief of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Branch within the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
Diseases (NIAID/NIH). Her practice focuses on clinical research in international and resource-limited settings in the areas of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, Hepatitis B and C and other
comorbidities. Dr. Ebiasah has served on various national and institutional committees and review boards and has published articles in various peer-reviewed journals. She has been
recognized within NIH for her collaborative efforts on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, the Zika and Ebola outbreaks, as well as, the H1N1 influenza and COVID-19 pandemics. Dr.
Ebiasah was also honored by the Howard University Pharmacy Alumni Association with the “International Alumnus of the Year” award for providing pharmacy services and support in other

As Vice-President and co-Founder of a minority, women-owned investment company, her vision and passion is to empower women of the African diaspora in investing and acquiring knowledge
for building and sustaining generational wealth and financial freedom. Based on her professional and personal pursuits, Dr. Ebiasah is keenly interested in policies that promote economic
equality, educational advancement, and reduction in health care disparities in girls and women of the African diaspora.

As a wife and mother of three sons, Dr. Ebiasah strives to serve as a role-model for her children to reinforce that women are just as educated as men and serve in a variety of executive and
organizational leadership positions. Dr. Ebiasah is an active member of her church and has been involved in various ministries for over 30 years. Dr. Ebiasah is a proud member of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, Incorporated and enjoys participating in volunteer and public service activities. She is an aspiring clarinetist, avid reader, and a travel enthusiast, having visited over 15 countries.

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