Guest
Jennifer Ruger, Associate Professor, School of Public Health

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Episode: April 18, 2012

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Professor Ruger has authored numerous theoretical and empirical studies on the equity and efficiency of health system access, financing, resource allocation, policy reform, and social determinants of health. These contributions are unified by an overarching interest in equity and disparities in health and health care, focusing on vulnerable and impoverished populations nationally and globally. We talk with Professor Ruger about her new book, Health and Social Justice.

Learn more about Jennifer Ruger.