Ruth Nowjack-Raymer, MPH, PhD

What I Do

​​Ruth Nowjack-Raymer (MPH, PhD) oversees the activities of CAN DO in her capacity as Program Director of the Health Disparities Research Program at the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). She forms part of CAN DO's executive committee alongside Drs. Gansky, Barker, and Gregorich of UCSF. As part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIDCR leads federal, scientific research on oral, dental, and craniofacial health and disease. NIDCR funds CAN DO as a multi-project research center through a cooperative grant agreement  (U54DE019285).