12:00 noon to 1:00pm
Mission Hall 1407
Mission Bay Campus
Dr. Jennifer Prah Ruger
Professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy
School of Social Policy & Practice University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Ruger studies critical health policy and public health problems such as the equity and efficiency of health system access, financing, resource allocation, policy reform and the social determinants of health. She created the health capability paradigm, challenging existing approaches and illuminating optimal health policies. Dr. Ruger has authored over 100 publications and is internationally recognized for her leadership and work. Her forthcoming book, Global Health Justice and Governance advances a theory of global health justice and governance called provincial globalism.
Also, Dr. Ruger will be giving the School of Nursing 2017 Shobe Endowed Lectureship on Wednesday April 5, 12-1:30 PM at Parnassus HSW 300.