Christine M. Ruby, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASCP was recently inducted as Chair for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Geriatric Special Interest Group (SIG) in Chicago. As Chair she will serve to positively impact and improve geriatric care and pharmacy education through collaboration and communication of ideas among faculty across the country regarding innovative teaching, clinical practice, research, scholarship, and service activities related to geriatric pharmacotherapy topics. Ruby is an active member of AACP and served the Geriatric SIG as Secretary for a 2 year term (2014-15) and as a member of the SIG’s Scholarship, Programming, Webinar, and Bylaws Committees.

Ruby was also recently appointed to two national committees. She will serve on the Medication Safety & Transitions in Care Workgroup (TOC) and the Pharmacy Education and Research Committee (PERC) for the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP). Her one-year terms will begin at the ASCP national meeting this November in Grapevine, Texas. She will be an invited speaker at the conference. Ruby is an active member and fellow of ASCP and serves as the faculty advisor for the student chapter of ASCP at the School of Pharmacy. She is also Co-Director of the Geriatric-Palliative Care Area of Concentration (GPC-ARCO) at the School.

Ruby is an Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics at PittPharmacy.

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