Ruth is a proud Cape Verdean who has lived in the U.S. for the past 11 years! She is a foreign trained medical doctor from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She has worked in the healthcare field for the past six years and as a Clinical Research Coordinator for two years. She is fluent in Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese and English. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son and reading medical books.