Ruth has over 25 years of management experience in healthcare and the non-profit sector. Since joining Children’s Specialized Hospital in December 2014 she has led key operational and strategic initiatives for the hospital. In her current role as Vice President & Chief Culture Officer, Ruth has oversight responsibility for all Human Resource functions, Marketing & Communications, Patient and Family-Centered Care, and Volunteers.

Prior to joining Children’s Specialized, Ruth held the position of Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Ruth is the current chair of RWJBarnabas Health’s Women’s Leadership Alliance and serves on the Board of Trustees of Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey and the Advisory Board of the Rutgers Institute for Women in Leadership. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves as Regent for the NJ-Northern Region.
Ruth received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and economics from Brown University and her Master of Public Administration with a concentration in health policy and management from New York University.