Ryan Richard Ruff, PhD, MPH
Dr. Ryan Richard Ruff is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Health Promotion at the New York University College of Dentistry and the New York University College of Global Public Health. His research focuses on the relationship between oral health and child development, specifically quality of life, psychosocial functioning, and educational performance. He is particularly interested in the causal effects of school-based caries prevention and the trends in socioemotional development in children with cleft lip and palate. He is the Director of the Biostatisics Core and Director of the MS Program in Clinical Research at the NYU College of Dentistry. Dr. Ruff received his PhD in Research, Statistics, and Evaluation from the University of Virginia, his MPH in Epidemiology from Harvard, and his MPhil in Education from Cambridge.