Gilbert Ramirez, DrPH, MPHAppointed to Task Force: 2006
Gilbert Ramirez, DrPH, MPH is the senior associate dean of academic affairs and educational effectiveness for the West Virginia University School of Public Health.
Dr. Ramirez also serves as an editor with the Cochrane Collaboration Public Health Review Group, the Campbell Collaboration Social Welfare Group, and the Journal of Research on Social Work Practice. Dr. Ramirez’s research portfolio includes numerous systematic reviews and meta-analyses, several of which have been conducted as part of the AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center (San Antonio) and the Cochrane Collaboration. These reviews include a wide array of topics covering areas of childhood asthma, worksite nutrition and physical activity, acupuncture, various cardiovascular interventions, HIV prevention, and complementary/alternative medical therapies.
Dr. Ramirez’s professional career also includes thirteen years as a public/environmental health officer in the United States Army. During his military career, he oversaw public/environmental health services to the 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea, the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii, and to military and civilian populations in El Paso, Texas. He completed his military career at the U.S. Army Medical Department’s Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio, Texas providing public/environmental health training a multitude of military and civilian students.
Dr. Ramirez received his DrPH from the University of Texas at Houston and his MPH from the University of Hawaii. His academic preparation and career have focused on research synthesis methodologies.
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