Kenneth Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB

Associate Vice President for Precision Health Sciences
Interim Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Executive Director, Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Phone Number: 
(520) 626-8334
Professional Bio: 

Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB, is associate vice president for precision health sciences at the University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS), where he is responsible for developing precision-health strategies and approaches to health outcomes and health-care delivery. He also was appointed interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix in 2016.

Dr. Ramos provides senior leadership in the development of personal diagnostics and therapeutics for complex diseases, including cancer, cardiopulmonary disorders and diabetes. He works in collaboration with the deans of the five UAHS colleges, clinical department heads, institute and center directors, Banner - University Medicine, and external stakeholders to develop and implement novel, high-impact programs and initiatives in precision health.

Dr. Ramos also is a professor of medicine, at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, where he directs his highly competitive and innovative research program in translational and clinical genetics and genomics and collaborates with numerous research groups across the UA campus.

Research Information

Research Program: 
Cancer Prevention and Control

Academic Information

Doctorate: 
Biochemical pharmacology, University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: 
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center
Undergraduate School: 
BS, Pharmaceutical sciences and chemistry (with highest honors), University of Puerto Rico