Title: Researcher, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, and Fellow, Department
Interests: History of public health nutrition, history of children's health, and
Office:Room 489, Educational Sciences Building
Andrew Ruis's C.V.
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, 2011
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, 2004
B.A. & B.S., University of California, Davis, Comparative Literature & Microbiology, 2002
Andrew R. Ruis, Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States (Rutgers University Press, 2017).
Selected Book Sections
"Nutrition Classes and Clinics" section in Andrew F. Smith, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, 2nd edition (Oxford University Press, 2012).
Andrew Ruis, "Annals and Analytics: The Practice of History in the Age of Big Data," Medical History 61:2 (2017), in press.
A. R. Ruis, D. Williamson Shaffer, D. K. Shirley, & N. Safdar, "Training Clinicians to Adopt a Systems Perspective for Improved Control and Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections," American Journal of Infection Control 44:11 (2016), 1360–1364.
Andrew Ruis, "‘Children with Half-Starved Bodies’ and the Assessment of Malnutrition in the United States, 1890-1950," Bulletin of the History of Medicine 87:3 (2013), 380-408.
Andrew Ruis and Robert N. Golden, "The Schism Between Medical and Public Health Education: A Historical Perspective," Academic Medicine 83:12 (2008), 1153-1157.
MHB 504: Health Care and Society in American History
MHB 668: Health and Citizenship in Global Perspective