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Ruth Gates, Ph.D.

Ruth Gates, Ph.D.

Ruth Gates was one of the world’s most prominent coral scientists before she lost her battle with brain cancer on October 25, 2018.  The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation was proud to have worked with her and supported her research.  Those who knew her remember her positive attitude, infectious laugh, and...

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