Grace Guerrero Ramirez, MSPH, is the Foundation’s Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Philanthropy Fellow. She completed her Master of Science in Public Health degree at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in the department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health. She has a strong interest in maternal and child health, reproductive justice, and health disparities.
As a graduate student, Grace worked for the Early Childhood Services Research Program. She conducted qualitative research to understand home visiting and child welfare staff experiences working with families with substance use problems and/or substance exposed newborns.
Prior to attending graduate school, she worked on a research program exploring the efficacy of a psychosocial intervention for youth from Puerto Rico with type 1 diabetes and depression. She co-authored an article on suicidal ideation and quality of life among this population.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras.