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Ronn Dean Rucker

Ronn Dean Rucker, American clinical sociologist, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome consultant.


  • Rucker, Ronn Dean was born on December 12, 1948 in Portsmith, Ohio, United States. Son of Raleigh Kenneth and Bettie (Brigner) Rucker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Sociology, Otterbein College, 1970. Master of Arts in Sociology, Ball State University, 1971. Doctor of Education, University Cincinnati, 1980.


    • Instructor psychology and sociology University Cincinnati, 1972-1978. Public health educator, clinical sociologist Cincinnati Health Department, since 1982. Trustee Center Community Health Board, Cincinnati, member finance committee, 1985.

      Trustee Citizen's Committee on Youth. Member of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force, University Cincinnati College Medicine. Consultant Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome University Cincinnati College Medicine, 1984, numerous hospitals, 1984, Hamilton County (Ohio) Corrections Supervisory Staff, 1985, Cincinnati Board Education, 1985, Sally Jesse Raphael Show, St. Louis, 1986, Cincinnati Red Cross, 1986, Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, Cincinnati, 1987, Children's Home of Cincinnati, 1987.

      Lecturer Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome numerous colleges, schools, civic groups, hospitals, conferences, churches, since 1983.


    • Contributor numerous articles, papers and presentations on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome to professional jours, population magazines public health conferences, since 1983.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Society of Friends


    Co-founder Greater Cincinnati Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force, 1983, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Volunteers of Cincinnati, 1983, Ohio Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coalition, 1985. Member national steering committee March on Washington for Gay Rights, 1987. Member American Sociological Association (named one of Outstanding American Sociologists 1985), Clinical Sociology Association, Gay Mental Health Professionals (founder 1983).



    Raising borzois, sighthound coursing.


    • Married Ruth Miller, October 26, 1969. Children: Benjamin, Andrew.
    • father: Raleigh Kenneth Rucker
    • mother: Bettie (Brigner) Rucker
    • spouse: Ruth Miller
    • children: Benjamin Rucker
    • Andrew Rucker
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    Born December 12, 1948
    (age 68)