Health and Healing

Kathleen Ruddy, MD

Dr. Ruddy is a retired cancer surgeon trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. During her 28 years in practice, she took care of more than 10,000 patients in the United States and abroad. She has a Masters degree in International Healthcare Leadership from McGill University. She served on the Leadership Council of the Harvard School of Public Health and was deeply involved in mobilizing international support for West Africa during the outbreak of Ebola in 2014. Dr. Ruddy authored the first book about the human breast cancer virus, The End of Breast Cancer: A Virus and the Hope for a Vaccine. She is now a scientific investigator in an observational study whose objective is to answer the question, “Do repurposed, FDA-approved drugs like ivermectin improve the survival of patients with cancer?”