Yale University

Raul U. Hernandez-Ramirez, Ph.D.

  • Associate Research Scientist in Biostatistics (Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science), Yale School of Public Health
  • Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core, CIRA


Raul U. Hernandez-Ramirez is an Associate Research Scientist in Biostatistics at the Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science. He is interested in conducting implementation research in HIV/AIDS and in cancer. His current research focuses on developing and applying statistical methods for the design and evaluation of HIV prevention interventions and to account for exposure uncertainty in environmental health studies. He completed a PhD in Public Health (Chronic Disease Epidemiology) at Yale and conducted part of his doctoral dissertation research as a predoctoral visiting fellow at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). His previous research at Yale and the NCI focused on studying cancer risk in people living with HIV in the US and Canada. Before coming to Yale, he gained substantial research experience in nutrition, environment health, and cancer at the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico. He previously obtained a MSc in Epidemiology and a BSc in Nutrition.