Dr. Ruhl graduated magna cum laude with high honors in biochemistry from Dartmouth College. She received an M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Dr. Ruhl completed her internship in internal medicine at Yale University and residency training in dermatology at New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College. She served as chief resident during her final year of training.
Dr. Ruhl resides in Montclair, N.J. with her husband and two children. She enjoys skiing, scuba diving, sailing, and participating in her children's extracurricular activities.