- J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2005
- M.H.A. University of Phoenix, 2008
- B.A., Texas Tech University, 2001
Adjunct Professor Ramirez is employed by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Lubbock, Texas. She currently serves as Associate Managing Director for the Correctional Managed Health Care department. In this role, Ms. Ramirez’s responsibilities include financial, negotiation, operating, and compliance leadership performance. She currently serves as compliance officer, along with oversight of telehealth, audit, analytics, and risk management. Ms. Ramirez also serves as adjunct professor for upper level law courses as the M.D. Anderson Public Service Professor. Instruction has included correctional, medical, and mental health care law; telehealth law; compliance; and audit.
In addition, Adjunct Professor Ramirez is experienced in conflict resolution. She serves as a mediator with the Lubbock County Office of Dispute Resolution and Domestic Relations. Her mediations include juvenile, minor, adult criminal, civil, and family assignments. Ms. Ramirez also conducts adoption evaluation and best interest assessments and serves as parent facilitator as assigned.
Ms. Ramirez has earned her Certified Correctional Health Professional (CCHP) from the National Commission of Correctional Health Care and as Certified Health Services Administrator (CHSA) from the American Correctional Association (ACA). She also completed a certification in health law and science in conjunction with her law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law. Her previous professional experience includes non-profit operations and administration. In her spare time, Ms. Ramirez enjoys volunteering and is an avid sports fan. She also spending her leisure time gardening, enjoying music, and reading. She has been the recipient of various honors, including the TTUHSC Quality Team Award, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce 20 Under 40 Award Recipient, and State Program Director of the Year.