Ramirez Tapped for Next NIMHD Talk
Dr. Amelie Ramirez, professor and interim chair of epidemiology and biostatistics and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health-San Antonio, will present the next NIMHD Director’s Seminar Series on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. She will speak on “Engaging U.S. Latinos in Community Advocacy for Health Equity.”
Ramirez has 30 years of experience conducting behavioral and communication projects to reduce cancer, increase screening rates and clinical trial participation, prevent tobacco use and improve healthy lifestyles among U.S. Latinos. She currently directs the Salud America! national multimedia program to empower its network of 200,000 community leaders to drive healthy policy and system changes to promote health and support for Latino families.
Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation should call Edgar Dews at (301) 402-1366 or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339.