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Juan Ramirez, Ph.D.

Juan Ramirez, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President, Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO)

Office of Institutional Research

jramirez@westernu.edu

Phone: 5622

Join year: 2005

  • Education

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

    M.A. (Social Psycholgy) 1998 Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

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

  • Professional Experience

    Associate Vice President of Institutional Research and Effectiveness 2019 - Present Western University of Health Sciences

    Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness 2008 - 2019 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

    California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) - 2017 President

    Association for Institutional Research

    Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education

    WASC Academic Leadership Academy

  • Publications

    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.