Ruthann was born in Georgetown, Guyana. She and her family moved to Canada in 1975, in search of a better life and education.
She attended Acadia University and Memorial University of Newfoundland where she received Bachelor Degrees in English and Nursing. She began working as a Registered Nurse at the Health Sciences Center in St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada.
She moved to Los Angeles, California in 2001 as a Traveling Nurse. She worked 9 years as an RN in Los Angeles prior to making a decision to return to school to get her Masters Degree. She received her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from California State University of Los Angeles in 2014. She graduated with honors (SigmaThetat Tau Honors Society of Nursing).
Ruthann currently works part-time as a Registered Nurse at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit. As well as currently works as a Nurse Practitioner in Internal Medicine with her husband, Darren McDow, M.D.
Ruthann is well known as a compassionate, patient and knowledgeable medical professional. She believes in building a long-lasting and trusting relationship with patients and clients.