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Oregon Research Institute – Community and Evaluation Services

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jorge Ramírez García, Ph.D. 

Jorge Ramírez García, Ph.D.

Engagement strategies for person- and family-centered health care systems; program evaluation

Dr. Ramírez García has over 20 years of experience conducting research on family interventions and that promote the recovery of individuals with Serious Mental Illness and the mental health of adolescents. He has authored or co-authored over 15 peer reviewed articles on parenting and caregiving processes and their cultural context. He received an award by the National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) for a post-doctoral training program on Psychological Research on Schizophrenic Conditions at UCLA. He was appointed to an NIMH R13 grant’s committee on family interventions for ethnocultural diverse families. His research has been funded by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, and by an Arnold O. Beckman award at the University of Illinois. He has served on the Editorial Boards of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, and the Journal of Latino/a Psychology. He has collaborated with psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, and community organizations such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness. He has consulted on the provision of culturally competent mental health services with Champaign, King, and McHenry Counties in Illinois. He serves on community health committees in Lane County, as well as on the Oregon Health Authority’s Cultural Competence Continuing Education Approval Committee.


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