Ronald M. Ruff

University of California San Francisco, USA

Ronald M. Ruff is a holder of the Ph.D. and ABPP degrees. He is a Clinical Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Ruff also works at San Francisco Clinical Neurosciences as a Neuropsychologist, Psychotherapist, and Researcher. After receiving his Ph.D. degree in psychology at the University of Zurich, Dr. Ruff completed postdoctoral studies at the University of Oxford and Stanford University. Dr. Ruff served as the Head of the Neuropsychology Unit at the University of California Medical Center in San Diego for 10 years. In 1990, he relocated to San Francisco, where he served for 14 years as the Director of neurobehavioral services at the Department of Rehabilitation and as a Chair of the Division of Psychology at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Neuropsychology and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Ruff’s research focuses on the development of efficacious cognitive rehabilitation programs. He is recognized for his expertise in the assessment and treatment of traumatically brain-injured patients, and his work with both severe and mild traumatic brain-injured patients is published in prominent professional journals and texts. Dr. Ruff is the Past President of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and a Past Member of the California Board of Psychology. Dr. Ruff is the Coauthor of the Ruff 2 & 7 Selective Attention Test, Ruff Neurobehavioral Inventory (RNBI), Ruff-Light Trail Learning Test (RULIT), and the Author of the Ruff Figural Fluency Test (RFFT).

Biography Updated on 2 January 2012

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