Karen M. Ryle, MS, RPh Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Phone: (508) 641-1978
  • Cell: 508-641-1978

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pharmacist and Pharmacology- Clinical

Keywords/Search Terms:

Experience in Retail, Community and Hospital Pharmacies for over 35 years, Medication Errors, Wrongful Death, Prescription Drug Abuse, Drug Overdose, Substance Use Disorder, Pharmacy Standards of Care, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Standard of Care, Drug Interactions.


MS-Drug Regulatory Affairs, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy; BS-Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Extensive knowledge in Board of Pharmacy Regulations, she was a member of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy for 15 years, serving as president twice. Additionally, she served as an Executive Committee member of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) for over 10 years, including elected as Treasurer, President and Chairperson of the association. She continues to be involved with NABP on committees and task forces. She served as chairperson for the Stakeholders Coalition on Prescribing and Dispensing Controlled Substances. She has assisted the Board of Pharmacy in writing regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy, she is generally familiar with NABP model regulations and regulations adopted in other states. She has a master's degree in Drug Regulatory Affairs and has over 35 years of experience in community pharmacy and hospital practice. She has been practicing as an expert for 20 years, reviewing over 170 cases for both plaintiff and defendant. She has testified in both in Civil and Federal Court.