Cynthia J. Boyle, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, FASCP is a professor emeritus in the Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research (P-SHOR) at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
About Dr. Boyle:
Prior to joining the School of Pharmacy, Dr. Boyle served as chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, where she was appointed as the 2014-2015 interim dean. Until 2011, Dr. Boyle was the executive director of the Experiential Learning Program and associate professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. Boyle has practiced in community, health system, and consultant pharmacy settings.
Dr. Boyle is past president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and chairs the 2020-2021 Argus Commission comprised of the five most recent AACP presidents. She was president of the Maryland Pharmacists Association (MPhA), which honored her with the MPhA Seidman Distinguished Achievement and Bowl of Hygeia Awards. She chaired the Maryland Pharmacists Association Foundation and is a former president of national Phi Lambda Sigma. Dr. Boyle has received a variety of national and local awards, including the AACP Crystal APPLE award for contributions to learning excellence in experiential education; the American Pharmacists Association Good Government Pharmacist-of-the-Year, Daniel B. Smith Award, and the Francke Leadership Mentor Award; and Maryland’s top 100 Women.
Dr. Boyle is highly involved in interprofessional education as a faculty member. She has taught “Effective Leadership and Advocacy” with colleagues since 2002 and has mentored faculty at other schools to develop similar learning opportunities.
Cynthia J. Boyle, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, FASCP
Professor Emeritus of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy