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

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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 Berkeley, 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 JP: Governing for the Common Good. Health Care Analysis June 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10728-015-0294-y

Ruger JP, Ruger TW, Annas GJ: The Elusive Right to Health Care under U.S. Law. New England Journal of Medicine 372(26): 2558-2563, June 2015.

Pallas, SW, Khuat, KTHO, Duong, LQ, Ruger, JP: The Changing Donor Landscape in Health Sector Aid to Vietnam: A Qualitative Case Study. Social Science and Medicine 132: 165-72, May 2015.

Ruger JP: Ethics of Development Assistance for Health. Hastings Center Report 45(3): 23-6, May 2015.

Forray, A, Merry, B, Lin, H, Ruger, JP, Yonkers KA: Perinatal substance use: A prospective evaluation of abstinence and relapse. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 150: 147-55, May 2015.

Feldman CH, Darmstadt GL, Kumar V, Ruger JP: Women's Political Participation and Health: A Health Capability Study in Rural India. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 40(1): 101-64, February 2015.

Ruger JP: Good Medical Ethics, Justice, and Provincial Globalism. Journal of Medical Ethics 41(1): 103-6, January 2015.

Pallas SW, Nonvignon J, Aikins M, Ruger JP: Response to donor proliferation in Ghana's health sector: A qualitative case study. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 93(1): 11-8, January 2015.

Ruger JP: The Health Capability Paradigm and the Right to Health Care in the United States. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 2015 Notes: in press.

DiStefano M, Ruger JP: Provincial Globalism and Social Solidarity. Diametros 2015 Notes: in press.

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