Rudy Ruiz has authored short stories, columns and op-eds which have been published in literary journals and newspapers as well as online. He has also co-authored studies based on original research, one in the area of immigration and the other in the area of sugary drinks and their impact on the obesity epidemic.


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Read Rudy Ruiz’s latest short story, published in the University of Illinois’ Pushcart Prize-winning literary journal: “The Ninth Letter.”

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Via Red, Brown & Blue, Ruiz spearheaded the development and implementation of an unprecedented survey of undocumented Latino immigrants.

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Via Interlex, and in partnership with Yale University, Ruiz co-authored a study on perceptions and attitudes surrounding sugary drinks and their impact on obesity. The study helped establish the “sugary drinks” as a common term among nutrition advocates nationwide.

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