Denise Moreno Ramírez, MS

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Denise Moreno Ramírez is a Coordinator for the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program and the Dean Carter Binational Center for Environmental Health Sciences. Her work focuses on developing electronic news mailings, maintaining the website, writing news highlight articles, and managing the social media presence for the program. Previously, Moreno Ramírez developed community-engaged projects and research translation products for diverse stakeholders in Arizona and Mexico. She also collaborated with environmental justice communities on transboundary water and hazardous contamination issues. Moreno Ramírez received a B.S. in Environmental Science with a minor in Biology from Northern Arizona University and an M.S. in Watershed Mangement from the University of Arizona. In 2016, she returned to school at the University of Arizona to obtain her doctoral degree majoring in Soil, Water, and Environmental Science and minoring in Medical Anthropology. Moreno Ramírez was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and she was raised in the "Ambos Nogales" area. Due to her experience as a Border community member, she was motivated to become a multidisciplinary scientist and focus her efforts on environment disparities.