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Ph.D., 2011, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
M.A., 2004, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.A. & B.S. cum laude, 2002, Comparative Literature & Microbiology, University of California, Davis
Honors & Awards
Rank Prize for Best Paper by a Junior Researcher, 2007, Windermere, Cumbria, UK
Honorable Mention for the Shryock Award, 2005, American Association for the History of Medicine
Department Citation in Comparative Literature, 2002, University of California, Davis
Honorable Mention, 2002, Eta Sigma Phi National Greek Translation Contest
Evans-Grimm Prize in Greek, 2001, Department of Classics, University of California, Davis
Fellowships & Grants
Emerging Scholar Fellowship in the History of Home Economics, 2012, University of Georgia, Athens
Pearce Fellowship in the History of Medicine, 2011, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City
William Coleman Dissertation Fellowship, 2009, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Dissertation Grant, 2008
Vilas Travel Grant, 2008, University of Wisconsin, Madison
College of Letters and Sciences Teaching Fellow, 2007, University of Wisconsin, Madison
A. R. Ruis, “‘Children with Half-Starved Bodies’ and the Assessment of Malnutrition in the United States, 1890-1950,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 87, no. 3 (2013).
A. R. Ruis, “Nutrition Classes and Clinics,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, 2nd Edition, ed. Andrew F. Smith (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), 723-25.
A. R. Ruis & Robert N. Golden, “The Schism between Medical and Public Health Education: A Historical Perspective,” Academic Medicine 83, no. 12 (2008): 1153-57.