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Susann I. Ruttenberg, American health sciences administrator. Northwestern University scholar, 1963-1964; University California Irvine College Medicine Career Development award, 1992-1993, Healthsci. Administrator of Year award, University California Chancellor.


Ruttenberg, Susann I. was born on April 7, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William and Audrey A. Kray.


Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1964. Master of Business Administration, University California, Irvine, 1993.


Writer, producer Kragie Newell & Associates, Des Moines, 1977-1980, National Cable Productions and Teleshopper, 1980-1981. Owner, manager Rib Joint, Des Moines, 1978-1981. General manager Stuart Anderson's Black Angus, Arizona and California, 1982-1987.

Various administrator positions in pediatrics University California, Irvine, 1988-1993, administrator child development center, 1997-1998, administrator dermatology, since 1996, administrator physical medicine and rehabilitation, 1999—2005. Retired, 2005

Vice president University California Irvine Group Special Mobile Healthcare Alumni, 1995—2002. Member executive board Academy Business Officers Group, 2000—2003, chair executive board, 2000—2001, American Dental Association/M board directors, 2000—2004, chair Information Technology committee, 2003—2004.


Women's chair United Jewish Appeal, Des Moines, 1975. Board directors Child Guidance Center, Des Moines, 1976-1977, Community Telephone Council, Des Moines, 1978-1981. Member director's council University California Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, since 1998.

Volunteer representative, secretary board directors Rancho Mirage, California City of C., 1984-1986. Member community editorial advisory board, Scottsdale Republican Newspaper. Member of Association Dermatology Adminstrs./Mgrs.

(chair newsletter committee 2001, chair communications committee 2002-2003, board directors since 2002), Association Professors Dermatology, Medical Group Management Association.


  • Other Interests

    Cooking, reading, literacy tutoring, dance, travel.


Married Harold Seymour Ruttenberg, August 11, 1963 (divorced October 1977). Children: Adam, Michael, Leslie.