Dr. Ramírez’s research programs revolve around developing a fundamental understanding of the fate and transport of contaminants in the environment, with a primary focus on plant-soil systems and phytotechnologies to improve soil and air quality. She and her team are committed to serving the community and building citizen science programs to increase public participation in environmental health research, developing low-cost environmental monitoring tools to improve exposure estimates, and designing effective risk communication and data report-back strategies to improve environmental health literacy.
PhD, Soil, Water and Environmental Science, University of Arizona
MPA, Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University, New York
BA, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona