IHPR’s Amelie Ramirez Adds New Leadership Roles
Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has taken a pair of leadership roles that will further her efforts to study cancer and improve the health of residents in South Texas and beyond.
Dr. Ramirez joined the national advisory committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Healthy & Society Scholars Program, effective July 1.
She also was elected director-at-large by members of the American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO), which advocates for cancer prevention and control research.
“I’m very excited to take on these new positions because it will allow me to further my goal to increase not only the health of disadvantaged populations, but also to increase the pipeline of doctors and researchers dedicated to helping those populations,” said Dr. Ramirez, who also is associate director of health disparities at the Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center.
Read more about Dr. Ramirez and her new positions here. Dr. Ramirez’ IHPR is the team behind SaludToday.
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