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Vincent Guilamo-RamosBiography

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN, is a professor at New York University and the director of the Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH). He also serves as director of the Pilot Projects and Mentoring Core at the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), a NIDA-funded P30 center. Dr. Guilamo-Ramos is a nurse practitioner, certified as an HIV specialist (AAHIVS), and he maintains an active clinical practice at the Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NYC.

For 20+ years, Dr. Guilamo-Ramos has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH, CDC, and other federally funded research grants. His research focuses on the role of families in decreasing health disparities and promoting adolescent and young adult health, with special focuses on preventing HIV/AIDS, STIs, and unplanned pregnancies. His work has been published in high impact journals including The Lancet HIV, JAMA Pediatrics, Pediatrics, and the Journal of Adolescent Health.

He currently serves as a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA), the HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, and the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Prevention and Control of STIs in the U.S.