Ryan McNamara

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Director of formulation & product development

Ryan McNamara is a formulation scientist with over ten years of pharmaceutical industry experience.  Ryan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a Chemistry minor from MSU.  Over the last decade, Ryan has had the unique experience of developing a wide range of pharmaceutical dosage forms including immediate release/modified release tablets, capsules, topical gels and creams, oral suspensions, suppositories, and pessaries. He is also well versed in GMP/GLP documentation practices, process research and scale up, production packaging and automation, and FDA/USP guidance.

Ryan brings the scientific rigor of the pharmaceutical industry to LeafLine Labs while stressing the importance of using organic and plant based ingredients over synthetic additives whenever possible. This guiding principle allows LeafLine to make safe, effective, and consistent medicine for our patients.

When not in the laboratory creating new medical cannabis products, Ryan can be found traveling the world and enjoying the great outdoors. One of his greatest accomplishments was trekking through the Himalayas to 17,800 feet through Thorung La, which is the highest pass in the world located in Nepal.