Parker Ruhl, M.D., M.H.S.
B.A., George Washington University, 2000
M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2006
M.H.S., Duke University School of Medicine, 2013
Dr. Parker Ruhl is an Associate Research Physician in the Physiology Unit of the Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research (LMVR), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases with a joint appointment in the Pulmonary Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Dr. Ruhl serves on the NIH Pulmonary Consult Service and sees patients in the NIH Sickle Cell Program. In the Physiology Unit, LMVR, Dr. Ruhl leads clinical research focused on the impact of genetic variants of globin proteins, both alpha and beta globin, on vascular function in human physiology and in disease states such sickle cell disease and malaria.
Dr. Ruhl joined the Office of Intramural Research (OIR) as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director of Intramural Research (DDIR) in 2022. Dr. Ruhl has worked to broaden access for Staff Clinicians to professional development opportunities within the NIH Intramural Research Program. She serves as Chair of the NIH Staff Clinician Council and Chair of the Staff Clinician Professional Development Committee, which serve to support physician professional development within the NIH Intramural Research Program. She is Vice President of the Metropolitan DC Thoracic Society.
Dr. Ruhl attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed internal medicine training in the Osler Medical Residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed a combined fellowship in critical care medicine at the NIH Clinical Center and pulmonary medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and received a Master of Health Sciences from the Duke University School of Medicine.
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