Ashleigh Ruehrdanz is the Human Subjects Protection Manager in the Research, Data, and Innovation department.

Prior to joining WRI, Ashleigh worked as the Co-Director of Research Integrity & Education and Manager of Research Ethics and Human Research Protections at the University of Denver. She brings with her more than 15 years of experience in human subjects protections, research, and evaluation.

Ashleigh holds a M.P.H. in Environmental Health from the University of Colorado.

Ashleigh lives in Denver, CO with her husband, Finn, their two kids, and their menagerie or furry and feathered friends. Her spare time is spent most often on the sidelines of a soccer field or simply enjoying the great outdoors.