Center for Reducing Health Disparities
College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center
- 2018-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty Fellow, Rural Futures Institute
- 2014-2018, Community Health Program Manager, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Omaha, NE
- 2014-2015, Instructor, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health, Omaha, NE
- 2007-2014, Program Coordinator, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Omaha, NE
- 2005-2007, Health Educator, The Cardiac Center of Creighton University, Research Department, Omaha, NE
- 2001-2005, Tobacco Control Outreach Specialist, Latino Center of the Midlands, Omaha, NE
- 2000, Nebraska Coordinator, Latino Vote 2000, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, Chicago, IL
- 2017, PhD, International Family and Community Studies, Clemson University
- 2015, Appreciative Inquiry Certificate in Positive Business and Society Change, Case Western Reserve University
- 2014, LGBT Health C3 Certificate: Basic & Advanced Skills, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- 2009, Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), University of Nebraska at Omaha
- 2008, Certified Public Manager (CPM), University of Nebraska at Omaha
- 2004, Master’s in Urban Studies (MS), University of Nebraska at Omaha
- 2004, Certificate in Working with Youth, University of Nebraska at Omaha
- 2002, Bachelor’s in Public Administration (BS), University of Nebraska at Omaha
- 1999, Certificate in Fundraising Management, University of Nebraska at Omaha
- Occupational safety, health, and wellness among immigrant and migrant farmworkers
- Tobacco control and prevention
- Latino and LGBT health initiatives
- Racial and ethnic health disparities
- Community development
- Healthy public spaces, recreation areas, and parks
- Intercultural communication and cultural competency
- Policy advocacy
- Ramos, A.K. (in-press) A human rights-based approach to farmworker health: An overarching framework to address the social determinants of health. Journal of Agromedicine.
- Ramos, A.K. (in press). Child labor in global tobacco production: A human rights approach to an enduring dilemma. Health and Human Rights Journal.
- Wan, N., Siahpush, M., Shaikh, R., McCarthy, M., Ramos, A.K., & Correa, A. (2017). Point-of-sale e-cigarette advertising among tobacco stores. Journal of Community Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-017-0368-x
- Siahpush, M., Tibbits, M., Soliman, G., Grimm, B., Shaikh, R.A., McCarthy, M., Wan, N., Ramos, A.K., & Correa, A. (2017). Neighborhood exposure to point-of-sale price promotions for cigarette is associated with financial stress among smokers: Results from a population-based study. Tobacco Control. DOI: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053339
- Ramos, A.K., Fuentes, A., & Trinidad, N. (2016). Perception of occupational risks, personal protective equipment (PPE) use, and prevention opportunities among Latino immigrant hog CAFO workers in Missouri. Safety, 2(4), 25. DOI:10.3390/safety2040025
- Ramos, A.K., Carlo, G., Grant, K.M., Trinidad, N., & Correa, A. (2016). Stress, depression, and occupational injury among migrant farmworkers in Nebraska. Safety, 2(4), 23. DOI:10.3390/safety2040023
- Ramos, A.K. (2016). Welcoming immigrants: An opportunity to strengthen rural communities. Journal of Extension, 54(3). Weblink
- Su, D., Irwin, J.A., Fisher, C., Ramos, A.K., Kelley, M., Rogel Mendoza, D.A., & Coleman, J.D. (2016). Mental health disparities within the LGBT population: A comparison between transgender and non-transgender individuals. Transgender Health, 1(1), 12-20.
- Siordia, C. & Ramos, A.K. (2015). Risk for disability and poverty amongst “Central Asians” in the United States. Central Asian Journal of Global Health, 4(2), 1-11.
- Siordia, C. & Ramos, A.K. (2015). Prevalence of daytime sleeping in the working population from estimates of nocturnal work shift. Journal of Epidemiological Research, 1(1), 44-48.
- Siordia, C. & Ramos, A.K. (2015). Evidence of the “Hispanic Paradox” from the poverty and disability nexus in the Latino farmworker population of the United States. Global Journal of Biology, Agriculture & Health Sciences, 4(3), 118-124.
- Siordia, C. & Ramos, A.K. (2015). Demo- and geo-graphic profile of the farmworker population in the United States. Technical Report, UNMC Digital Commons
- Ramos, A.K., Correa, A., & Trinidad, N. (2015). Perspectives on breast health education and services among recent Hispanic immigrant women in the Midwest: A qualitative study in Lancaster county, Nebraska. Journal of Cancer Education. In press. DOI: 10.1007/s13187-015-0886-0
- Ramos, A.K., Su, D., Lander, L., & Rivera, R. (2015). Stress factors contributing to depression among Latino migrant farmworkers in Nebraska. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 17, 1627–1634. DOI: 10.1007/s10903-015-0201-5.
- Rajaram, S., Grimm, B., Giroux, J., Peck, M., & Ramos, A.K. (2014). Partnering with American Indian communities in health using methods of strategic collaboration. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 8(3), 387-395.
- Su, D., Huang, T., Anthony, R., Ramos, A.K., Toure, D., & Wang, H. (2013). Parental perception of child body weight and health among Mexican-American children with acanthosis nigricans. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 5, 874-81. DOI: 10.1007/s10903-013-9869-6. Ramos, A.K., Rajaram, S., Gouveia, L., Duko, Y., Toure, D., Zhang, A., & Manske, S. (2013). Health profile of Nebraska’s Latino population. A collaborative effort of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity at the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services. UNMC Digital Commons
- Ramos, A.K., Trinidad, N., Correa, A. & Rivera, R. (2016). Partnering for health with Nebraska’s Latina immigrant community using design thinking process. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 10(2), 311-318.
- American Evaluation Association
- International Society for Agricultural Safety & Health (ISASH)
- National Alliance for Hispanic Health
- National Recreation and Park Association
- Metro Omaha Tobacco Action Coalition (MOTAC)
- Public Health Association of Nebraska
- Advisory Council Member, Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska
- Board Member, Fontenelle Forest