Dr. Crystal Riley, PharmD, R.Ph

Crystal A. Riley, PharmD, R.Ph. is an Associate Director for Federal Relations for one of the nation’s largest healthcare accrediting organizations. While she is active in a number of healthcare activities, her main purview involves drug information, quality measures, and hospital issues.

Previously, Dr. Riley worked as a clinical pharmacist in large community hospitals, focusing on quality research, drug information, and training staff on various quality initiatives and clinical protocols.

Dr. Riley has also provided drug information services and clinical review for state-sponsored public assistance pharmacy claims. She was also on staff at a national pharmacist organization, where she acted as a policy and practice liaison to outside organizations and federal agencies in her role as Director of Professional Affairs.


Dr. Riley earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Howard University in Washington, DC and is currently completing a dual masters in Healthcare Administration and Business at the University of Maryland.