Ruth Ashfield

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science

M.A., Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University
M.T.S., Pontifical John Paul II Institute, Washington, D.C.
B.Sc. Hons., Kingston University/St. George’s Hospital Medical School

Ruth Ashfield, RGN, lives in Surrey, England, where she has worked both as a cardiology and pallaitive care nurse. She studied Theology at Oxford University before graduating from the Masters program at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in Washington, DC, and returning to the UK to complete her Bachelor of Science Degree in Adult Nursing at Kingston University and St. George's Medical School. 

Select Publications
  • "Dame Cicely Saunders - A Lived Response to the "Why?" of Suffering" in Second Spring (2007)
  • "The Gift of the Dying Person" in Communio (2012)

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