Meet Our Team

Nancy R. Ruf

Director of Administration

Nancy R. Ruf, Director of Administration, oversees project management, human resources and vendor management.

She coordinates grants and contracts, including efforts to implement systems and software that ensures KHI fulfills its contractual obligations with national, state and local funders and collaborators.

Nancy also currently serves on the Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) for the Gastroenterology (GI) – Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Children’s Mercy Hospital. Prior to joining KHI, Nancy was the grants and contracts administrator for the Kansas Bioscience Authority and also the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission, and was manager of contracts for Midwest Research Institute (now MRI Global). She also established an accounting system for a residential and commercial development company and served as treasurer of Heartland Partners in Care and as a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

Nancy earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kansas State University.