Dr. Jennifer Prah Ruger is the Amartya Sen Professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy in the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) at the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as SP2’s inaugural Associate Dean for Global Studies and Faculty Chair at the Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP). 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. Dr. Ruger will be giving the 2017 Shobe Endowed Lectureship on Wednesday April 5 from 12-1:30 PM at Parnassus HSW 300.
Please join an informal discussion with Dr. Ruger at Mission Hall on Tuesday April 4th from 12-1 PM
Tuesday, April 4 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mission Hall, 1407
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158