Jack H. Ruddell ’17, ’22 MD

Jack H. Ruddell ’17, ’22 MD, of Rancho Mirage, Calif.; Nov. 1. He achieved academic success while quietly managing the learning challenges associated with Tourette’s Syndrome. Before attending Brown he sang with the Paulist Choristers, and he continued to sing with Brown’s Bear Necessities a capella group. He explored various fields of medicine, including extended summer research and projects at Warren Alpert Medical School, a program in geriatric medicine at University of Rostock, Germany, and a fellowship at the UCLA neurology research lab. He was a co-lead and/or author of more than 20 medical papers and his research spanned a variety of topics, particularly the impact of opioid dosages post-surgery. He is survived by his parents and two brothers.

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