Ruth is Head of Allied Health Professions and Associate Professor in Diagnostic Radiography in the School of Health and Sports Sciences at the University of Suffolk.
Ruth is a Diagnostic Radiographer by background. She has been a Lecturer since 2003, and before that worked as Clinical Lecturer at The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and as a Diagnostic Radiographer at The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.
Ruth completed her professional doctorate in 2011 entitled 'An ethnographic study of the culture in a Diagnostic Imaging Department'. She continues to be research active and her funded research focusses on radiography professional practice and education, and on service evaluation.