Ruth Louise Van Alstine, American medical language specialist, writer. Certified tutor Literacy Volunteers American. Den mother Cub Scouts American, Ocala, 1980. Member Poetry Society of America, Poets House, Academy American Poets (associate), Ocala Jaycettes (vice president fundraising 1982, Jaycette of Year 1982), Phi Theta Kappa (honorary).
Medical language specialist Monroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala, 1977-1988. Medical secretary Miami (Florida) Heart Institute, 1988-1991. Medical language specialist Lanier Professional Services, Miami, 1991-2000.
Assistant manager department transportation Palo Alto (California) Medical Foundation, since 2000.