Professional Development Program Manager
Ryah is a Program Manager with 10 years’ experience in health care, including four years of instruction to adults. Ryah began her health care career as an EMT and medic in the United States Air Force. She used her leadership skills and medical knowledge on and off the field, as well as taught new Airmen; self-aide and buddy care. After retiring as a Staff Sergeant in 2010, Ryah continued her health care journey by care giving for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, infants born with FAS and FAE, and as a behavioral tech working with young adults in recovery facilities. Ryah moved to Seattle in 2009 with her family and obtained her B.A. in Bio-ethics and Humanities at the University of Washington. Ryah’s instructional background includes 2 years delivering curriculum to Medical Assisting students at a local technical college, as well as a year for us here at the Training Partnership delivering basic training. Ryah has recently been accepted into the Midwives College of Utah and will be perusing a Masters in Science and Midwifery degree where she plans to work with low income young women, and be a voice for women’s birthing rights across America. When she’s not busy with homework or her kiddos, you can find her running, painting or singing at the local karaoke joint.