Amelie Ramirez, DPH
Dr. Ramirez, an internationally recognized cancer health disparities researcher, has spent 30 years directing research on human and organizational communication to reduce chronic disease and cancer health disparities affecting Latinos, including cancer risk factors, clinical trial recruitment, tobacco prevention, obesity prevention, healthy lifestyles, and more. She also trains/mentors Latinos in behavioral sciences and is on the board of directors for LIVESTRONG, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and others. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies.
Director and Professor, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio
DPH, Health Promotion, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1992
MPH, Health Services Administration, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1977
BS, Psychology, The University of Houston, 1973