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Jennifer Prah Ruger, Ph.D., M.S.L., M.Sc., M.A.

Jennifer Prah Ruger, Ph.D., M.S.L., M.Sc., M.A.

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Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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3401 Market Street
Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-9941
Fax: 215-573-3036
B.A. (Political Economy (Honors Program))
University of California Berkley, 1988.
M.A. (International Relations)
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1991.
M.Sc. (Comparative Social Research)
Oxford University, 1992.
Ph.D. (Health Policy)
Harvard University, 1998.
M.S.L. (Law)
Yale University, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Ruger, Jennifer Prah: The World Bank and Global Health: Time for a Renewed Focus on Health Policy. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 68(1): 1-2, 2014.

Ruger, Jennifer Prah: Global Health Governance as Shared Health Governance. The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues. I.G. Cohen (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, Page: 381-402, 2013.

Nguyen KT, Khuat OTH, Ma S, Pham DC, Khuat GTH, and Ruger JP: Impact of Health Insurance on Health Care Treatment and Cost in Vietnam: A Health Capability Approach to Financial Protection. American Journal of Public Health 102(8): 1450-61, August 2012.

Ruger, Jennifer Prah and Lazar, Christina M: Economic Evaluation of Pharmaco- and Behavioral Therapies for Smoking Cessation: A Critical and Systematic Review of Empirical Research. Annual Review of Public Health 33: 279-305, Apr 2012.

Ruger, Jennifer Prah. Chawarski, Marek. Mazlan, Mahmud. Luekens, Craig. Ng, Nora. Schottenfeld, Richard: Costs of Addressing Heroin Addiction in Malaysia and 32 Comparable Countries Worldwide. Health Services Research 47(2): 865-87, Apr 2012.

Nguyen, Kim Thuy. Khuat, Oanh Thi Hai. Ma, Shuangge. Pham, Duc Cuong. Khuat, Giang Thi Hong. Ruger, Jennifer Prah: Coping with Health Care Expenses Among Poor Households: Evidence from a Rural Commune in Vietnam. Social Science & Medicine 74(5): 724-33, Mar 2012.

Ruger, Jennifer Prah: Fair Enough? Inviting Inequities in State Health Benefits. New England Journal of Medicine 366(8): 681-3, Feb 23 2012.

Ruger, Jennifer Prah and Lazar, Christina M: Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Programs in Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review. Addictive Behaviors 37(1): 1-10, Jan 2012.

Ruger JP, Abdallah AB, Luekens C, Cottler L: Cost-Effectiveness of Peer-Delivered Interventions for Cocaine and Alcohol Abuse Among Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 7(3): e33594, 2012.

Ruger JP, Jamison DT, Bloom DE, and Canning D: Health and Economy. Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, Third Edition. M. Merson, R. Black, and A. Mills. (eds.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning, Page: 757-814, 2012.

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