Dr. Ruggeri was born and raised on the west coast in the beautiful state of Oregon. She attended Oregon State University Honors College for her Bachelor of Science in Biology and then completed her Medical Degree at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR. She was thrilled to move to Charleston, SC to complete her residency in Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. In her free time, Dr. Ruggeri loves singing, jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her husband and their two rescue dogs. Dr. Ruggeri is excited to join Triangle Pediatrics in August, 2020. She looks forward to exploring all North Carolina has to offer.