Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC
CDUHR - Director, Pilot Projects and Mentoring Core
New York University - Professor, Silver School of Social Work and Global Institute of Public Health
New York University - Director, Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health, Silver School of Social Work
PhD, Social Welfare, State University of New York at Albany
MPH, Global Health Leadership, New York University
MS, Non-Profit Management and Public Policy, New York University
MSW, Social Work, New York University
AAS, Professional Nursing, College of Health Sciences: Nursing Program Swedish Institute
BS, Human Services, The College for Human Services
Research Interests
Adolescents, Family-based interventions, Latinos, HIV/AIDS, Teen pregnancy, Sexually transmitted diseases
Vincent Guilamo-Ramos is a Professor of Social Work and the Global Institute of Public Health and the Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health at New York University Silver School of Social Work ( Dr. Guilamo-Ramos is a leading expert on the role of families in promoting adolescent health, with a focus on preventing HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, and unintended pregnancies among Latino and African American youth. His work intersects with the fields of social work, public health, and nursing. He is among the core developers of an evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention intervention, Families Talking Together (FTT), which was recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as meeting rigorous review criteria for strong evidence of effectiveness among thousands of programs that were evaluated.  Dr. Guilamo-Ramos’ most recent work addresses health disparities among adolescent males, and focuses on the unique role of fathers in shaping adolescent males’ sexual health outcomes. Dr. Guilamo-Ramos’ research has been consistently supported by federal funding mechanisms including NIH and CDC. He has published over 55 scholarly articles in leading scientific journals such as JAMA Pediatrics, American Journal of Public Health, and AIDS and Behavior. He also has an edited volume entitled “Parental Monitoring of Adolescents,” published by the Columbia University Press.
Principal Investigator, Fathers Raising Responsible Men: Teen Pregnancy Prevention for Adolescent Males. Active
Principal Investigator, HIV Testing Among Key Populations in the Dominican Republic. Active
Principal Investigator, Affective Influences on Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior: Couple & Family Contexts. Completed
Principal Investigator, Alcohol Use Among Mexican Youth Along the U.S.-Mexico Border Region. Completed
Principal Investigator, Families Talking Together: Preventing HIV/AIDS Among At-Risk Dominican and Haitian Youth. Completed
Principal Investigator, Latino Male Adolescent Well-Being: The Role of Fathers in Disadvantaged Communities. Completed
Principal Investigator, Psychosocial Service Utilization & Engagement in Care among Black and Latino Male Youth. Completed
Principal Investigator, Reducing Sexual Risk Behavior: A Clinic Based Approach. Completed


Duncan DT, Chaix B, Regan SD, Park SH, Draper C, Goedel WC, Gipson JA, Guilamo-Ramos V, Halkitis PN, Brewer R, Hickson DA (2018).
Collecting mobility data with GPS methods to understand the HIV environmental riskscape among young Black men who have sex with men: A multi-city feasibility study in the Deep South
AIDS and Behavior, 22 (9), 3057-3070. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2163-9. PMCID: PMC6076855.

Munoz-Laboy M, Martinez O, Draine J, Guilamo-Ramos V, Severson N, Levine E, Benjamin G (2018).
The assets and challenges of formerly incarcerated Latino men’s social support networks in promoting healthy behaviors
Journal of Urban Health, 95 (4), 534-546. doi: 10.1007/s11524-017-0183-9. PMCID: PMC6095759.

Guilamo-Ramos V, Bowman AS, Santa Maria D, Kabemba F, Geronimo Y (2018).
Addressing a critical gap in U.S. national teen pregnancy prevention programs: The acceptability and feasibility of father-based sexual and reproductive health interventions for Latino adolescent males
Journal of Adolescent Health, 62 (3S), S81-S86. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.08.015.

Guilamo-Ramos V, Reading M, Bowman AS, Perlman DC, Barrett S (2018).
Multipurpose prevention technologies: A global sexual and reproductive health priority
Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 29 (1), 6-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2017.06.003.

Tan D, Holloway IW, Gildner J, Jauregui JC, Garcia Alvarez R, Guilamo-Ramos V (2017).
Alcohol use and HIV risk within social networks of MSM sex workers in the Dominican Republic
AIDS and Behavior, 21 (Suppl 2), 216-227. doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1896-1. PMCID: PMC5660652.


Guilamo-Ramos V, Bouris A, Lee J, McCarthy K, Michael SL, Pitt-Barnes S, Dittus P (2012).
Paternal influences on adolescent sexual risk behaviors: A structured literature review
Pediatrics, 130 (5), e1313-e1325. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-2066.

Guilamo-Ramos V, Bouris A, Jaccard J, Gonzalez B, McCoy W, Aranda D (2011).
A parent-based intervention to reduce sexual risk behavior in early adolescence: Building alliances between physicians, social workers, and parents
Journal of Adolescent Health, 48 (2), 159-163. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.06.007. PMCID: PMC3118646.

Guilamo-Ramos V, Jaccard J, Dittus P, Gonzalez B, Bouris A, Banspach S (2010).
The Linking Lives health education program: A randomized clinical trial of a parent-based tobacco use prevention program for African American and Latino youths
American Journal of Public Health, 100 (9), 1641-1647. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2009.171637. PMCID: PMC2920962.

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