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Juan Ramirez, Ph.D.


Director

Office of Institutional Research

E-Mail: jramirez@westernu.edu

Phone: 5622 | Join year: 2005

Education

Ph.D. (Social Psychology)
2004
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA


Ph.D (Social Psycholgy)
1998
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA


B.A (Psychology)
1995
University of California, Santa Barbara
2004

Professional Experience

Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
2008 - Present
Western University of Health Sciences


Assistant Director of Institutional Research
2005 - 2008
Western University of Health Sciences


Adjunct Faculty (Psychology Department)
1999 – 2005
California State University, Fullerton
 

Organizations

Association for Institutional Research

Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education

California Association for Institutional Research

WASC Academic Leadership Academy

Publication

Wong, S. K., Ramirez, J. R., & Helf S. C. (2009). Student performance on levels 1 and 2-CE of COMLEX-USA: Do elective upper-level undergraduate science courses matter? Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 109(11), 592 – 598.

Ray, A. P., Chebolu, S., Ramirez, J., & Darmani, N. A. (2009). Ablation of least shrew central neurokinin NK1 receptors reduces GR73632-induced vomiting. Behavioral Neuroscience, 123(3), 701 – 706.

Darmani N. A., Crim J. L., Janoyan J. J., Abad J., Ramirez J. (2008). A re-evaluation of the neurotransmitter basis of chemotherapy-induced immediate and delayed vomiting: Evidence from the least shrew. Brain Research, 1248, 40 – 58.

Darmani N. A.; Wang, Y., Abad, J., Ray A. P, Thrush, G. R., Ramirez, J. R. (2008). Utilization of the least shrew as a rapid and selective screening model for the antiemetic potential and brain penetration of substance P and NK1 receptor antagonists. Brain Research, 1214, 58 – 72.

Darmani, N. A., Janoyan, J. J., Crim, J. & Ramirez, J. (2007). Receptor mechanism and antiemetic activity of structurally diverse cannabinoids against radiation-induced emesis in the least shrew. European Journal of Pharmacology, 563(1-3), 187 – 196.

Fiorentino, D., Berger, D , & Ramírez, J. R. (2007). Drinking and driving among high-risk young Mexican-American men. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 39, 16 – 21.

Ramirez, J. R., Crano, W. D., Quist, R., Burgoon, M., Alvaro, E., M., & Grandpre, J. (2004). Effects of acculturation, fatalism, and parental monitoring as predictors of marijuana and inhalant use.  Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(1), 3 – 11.

Ramirez, J. R., & Crano, W. D. (2003). Deterrence and Incapacitation: An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis of California’s Three-Strikes Law. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33(1), 110 – 144.

Ramirez, J. R., Crano, W. D., Quist, R., Burgoon, M., Alvaro, E., M., & Grandpre, J.  (2002).  Effects of fatalism and family communication on AIDS/HIV awareness variations in Native American and Anglo parents and children. AIDS Education and Prevention, 14(1), 29 – 40.

Berger, D. E., Guillen, B. F., Ramirez, J. R., Resendez, M. (2000). Latino alcohol use and abuse: Issues for Los Angeles County. Tomas Rivera Policy Institute.