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Rachel L. Ruhlen, Ph.D.


Research Assistant Professor
A.T. Still Research Institute


Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology


Address: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
A.T. Still Research Institute
800 W. Jefferson St.
Kirksville, MO  63501

Ph.D.: Biological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003


B.S.: Biology, Southwest Missouri State University, 1996


Postdoctoral Fellow: University of Missouri-Columbia, Dept. of Surgery, 2004-2010


Postdoctoral Fellow: University of Illinois-Chicago, Department of Pharmacy, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, 2003-2004


Research Interests: Dr. Ruhlen's long-term research goal is to understand the effects of developmental endocrine disruption on breast cancer. She studies this problem using a rat model for breast cancer.

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