Ruth Shaber

Board Director

Ruth Shaber MD is the founder and president of the Tara Health Foundation, which promotes health, well-being and opportunity for women and girls through innovative evidence-informed programs.  She is also the co-founder and board chair of Rhia Ventures, a group of foundations and investors that collaborate to bring new types of capital and enterprise to the field of reproductive health in the United States.

Ruth had a robust career as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Kaiser Permanente from 1990 – 2012. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she held many leadership positions including Director of Women’s Health, founder of the Women’s Health Research Institute and the Medical Director at the Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute.