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Jesus Ramirez-Valles


Jesus Ramirez-Valles

Professor

Community Health Sciences

679 Sphpi, M/c 923
1603 W. Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60612
312-996-6346
 

Academic Background


Ph.D., U of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1997
     Public Health
MPH, U of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1993
     Health Education
     Public Health (MPH)
MPH, U of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1993
     Health Education

Research Interests


Health education & promotion; community organizing; sociology of health, race, gender, sexual orientation; HIV/AIDS; Aging and health

Teaching Interests


Health education and promotion, community organizing for health, sociology of health, and race, gender and social class in health, LGBT public health

Public Health Practice Experience


Community Organizing Program Planing and Evaluation Health Communication

Publications

Ramirez-Valles, J. Dirkes L., Berrett, H. GayBy Boomers’ Social Support: Exploring the Connection between Health and Emotional and Instrumental Support in Older Gay Men. J of Gerontological Social Work.

Companeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS. University of Illinois Press, 2011

Executive Producer. Tal como somos (Just as we are). Feature Documentary. Tal Como Somose: The Latino GBT Community, educator's edition. Screenings Official Selection, 24th Chicago Latino Film Festival, 2008. Third place, Audience Choice Award, Feature Documentary. Official Selection, Frameline 32, The International LGBT Film Festival, 2008. Official Selection, NewFest 2008: The 20th Anniversary NY LGBT Film Festival. American Sociology Association Annual Meeting, 2007, New York City. National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, 2007. Race, Sex, and Power: New Movements in Black and Latina/o Sexualities, Chicago, 2008. Television Broadcast WTTW, Chicago, June 19, 2008. KQED, San Francisco, June 20, 2008. WNET/THIRTEEN, New York, June 22, 2008.

Ramirez-Valles, J. Dirkes L., Berrett, H. GayBy Boomers’ Social Support: Exploring the Connection between Health and Emotional and Instrumental Support in Older Gay Men. Forthcoming, J of Gerontological Social Work.

Ramirez-Valles, J. Kuhns, L., Diaz, R., Campbell, D. The Moderating Effects of Community Involvement on Health: Stigmatization and Sexual Risk among Latino Sexual Minorities. Journal of Health & Social Behavior. 51: 30-47.

Ramirez-Valles, J., Heckathorn, D. D., Vázquez, R., Diaz, R. M., Campbell, R. T. From Networks to Populations: The Development and Application of Respondent-Driven Sampling Among IDUs and Latino Gay Men. AIDS and Behavior. 9 (4): 387-402

The Protective Effects of Community Involvement for HIV Risk Behavior: A Conceptual Framework. Health Education Research. 17(4): 389-403.

 Ramirez-Valles, J. (1999). Changing Women: The Narrative Construction of Personal Change through Community Health Work among Women in Mexico. Health Education & Behavior, Vol. 26(1): 23-40.


Recent Honors and Awards


2011, UIC Awards and Fellows: Academic Leadership Development

Additional Websites / Affiliates


Personal Website: http://gaybyboomers.blogspot.com/
Personal Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Compa%C3%B1eros/106524282776292?ref=hl

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