Jennifer Prah Ruger

University of Pennsylvania

Consultation: 
Desire and Human Flourishing (2010)


Jennifer Prah Ruger is Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at University of Pennsylvania. She conducts theoretical and empirical studies of health equity to reduce global and national health inequities with a focus on the most impoverished populations worldwide, especially women and children. She has been Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on awards from the National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center, Hewlett Foundation, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to complete her forthcoming book, Global Health Justice and Governance. She received a Greenwall Faculty Scholar Award in Bioethics and a Donaghue Investigator Award in ethics and economics of health disparities.



The God and Human Flourishing consultations are sponsored by the McDonald Agape Foundation.