Current Position

  • Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Health Sciences

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. – St. Louis University, Public Policy Analysis and Administration, 2010
  • M.S. – University North Dakota, Applied Economics, 2014
  • M.B.A. – Tennessee State University, 2002
  • B.S. – Maryville University, Business Administration, 1999

Classes Taught

  • Healthcare Economics
  • Research Methods
  • U.S. Health Care System

Publications

  • Ruggeri, D., & Teti, M. “Marijuana consumption and access among Midwest college students.” Education, 2018: 139(1)
  • Ruggeri, D., Peters, C., & Allgrunn, M. “Marijuana consumption and the perception of health and criminal risk for those ages 18-25.” International Journal of Contemporary Research & Review, 2017: 8(11)
  • Ruggeri, D., & Seguin, R. “Impact of point of sale nutritional information and dietary and exercise habits of college students in Missouri.” Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, 2016: 4(3)
  • Ruggeri, D. “Marijuana price estimates and the price elasticity of demand.” International Journal of Trends in Economics Management & Technology, 2013; 2(3)
  • Maram, A., & Ruggeri, D. “The digital divide: The disparity of access to information and communication technology.” The American Journal of Management, 2012; 12(1)
  • Ruggeri, D., Bossert, J., & Maram, A. “Perceived neighborhood safety differences for white and African American elderly residents in St. Louis, Missouri.” Missouri Electronic Journal of Sociology. 2012; 8
  • Ruggeri, D. “The conflict between HIV reporting and privacy issues- Public policy questions.” Social & Public Policy Review. 2011; 5(2)
  • Maram, A., & Ruggeri, D. “Poor, relative to what?” Social & Public Policy Review. 2011; 5(1)
Department & Programs:
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  • Department: Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Department: Health Psychology
  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Department: Occupational Therapy
  • Department: Physical Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Physical Therapy Program
  • Department: Public Health
  • Bachelor of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health
  • Department: Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  • PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science
  • UMKC Pharmacy @ Mizzou
  • Office of Student Services
  • Career Services
  • MU Adult Day Connection