Alixida Ramos Pibernus
Alíxida G. Ramos-Pibernus, Ph.D., MRC
Keywords: Transgender, transgender men, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health Stigma, Cancer.
Dr. Ramos-Pibernus has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ponce Health Science University, a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus and a B.A. in Forensic Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico, Ponce Campus. Currently, she is a visiting postdoctoral associate in the Department of Social and Cultural Studies, School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University. Her research seeks to understand the social and structural factors (i.e. access to care, stigma, discrimination) affecting the health of vulnerable population, specifically the Latino transgender population. Moreover, Dr. Ramos-Pibernus is interested in understanding the factors that foster cancer related health disparities (cervical and breast) among transgender men and women in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Finally, her current work aims to address the social and cultural barriers to health care access by developing interventions to increase knowledge about transgender population and reduce stigma among health care professionals.
Curriculum Vitae - Ramos Pibernus