Originally from Weatherford, OK, Ryan Walker earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2002. He has 20 years of experience in the community pharmacy setting with Walgreens, working as a pharmacist, pharmacy manager, and area leader in Eastern OK and Northwest AR.  Over the past few years, Ryan has worked in community specialty pharmacies, leading teams in OK, NM, and West TX.  Ryan has been directly involved in launching immunizations by pharmacists in OK, and he established processes for pharmacy lead point of care testing. He serves on committees for the Board of Pharmacy as well as local government,  and he is passionate about the value that community pharmacists provide.  He also enjoys educating students about pharmacy operations and pharmacy delivery systems through preceptor involvement at SWOSU/OU. He works with many community organizations, serving on the SWOSU Pharmacy Alumni Advisory Committee, the AHA Board of Directors, and the ADA Board of Directors. Ryan has lived in Tulsa for the past 17 years with his wife and 3 children.