Ruth A. Ireland, FNP-C
Ruth is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been in dermatology since 2003. East Valley Dermatology Center welcomed Ruth in 2015 along with her devoted patient following. Ruth is originally from Chicago but has made Arizona her home since 1996. She is a graduate of Valparaiso University and is board certified in family practice by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is an active member of The Dermatology Nurses’ Association. She also has an MSN in Nursing from Governor’s State University, where she was elected Healthcare Professions Graduate Student of the Year by the nursing faculty. Ruth enjoys diagnosing and treating patients for psoriasis and strives to make all of her patients at ease during their skin exams.
Ruth is an avid traveler and enjoys major league baseball, flipping houses and joining medical mission teams to provide healthcare in remote areas of the world. She spent the summer of 2015 traveling the state of Arizona conducting skin cancer screenings in rural areas where access to dermatologic care can be sparse. She has also participated in medical mission trips to Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua and Tanzania. Ruth has a son living in Austin that she visits whenever she can.