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Ruth Engs, Professor of Applied Health Sciences

Ruth EngsRuth Engs, professor of Applied Health Sciences at IU, is an authority on addictive behaviors. Her research focuses on American health reform movements, patterns of alcohol use among women and students and controversies in the addiction field.

Dr. Engs is the author of six books including “Clean Living Movements: American Cycles of Health Reform,” “The Progressive Era’s Health Reform Movement: A Historical Dictionary” and “Alcohol And Other Drugs: Self Responsibility.” Her next book will be about eugenics.

Professor Engs is also a avid magician, pilot and farmer.

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