Dr Epstein has a long established relationship with University College London (UCL).

In 1998 she received her doctorate in the faculty of Surgery at UCL, focusing on several areas, and in particular, the impact of Botulinum Toxin injections in the treatment of laryngeal dystonia.

She holds various Honorary fellowships and Senior Lecturer positions at UCL and other academic institutions in the UK, as well as creating and running a successful MSc course in Voice Pathology since 2003.

Ruth also lectures at other institutions.