Mary Beth Ritchey

Mary Beth Ritchey, BSN, MSPH, PhD, FISPE has spent her career dedicated to better understanding medical product safety and effectiveness within the “real world” where patients are managing new and chronic health conditions in an increasingly complex health care system. She enjoys leading multi-stakeholder international clinical research, strategic planning and coordination of scientific programming, development of actionable policies, and enabling rigorously accurate plain-language information to aid patients, clinicians, and other decision-makers to make informed choices about medical products. Dr. Ritchey is grateful for advice from mentors and hopes to help others to work toward whatever success looks like in their own lives.