Grace Guerrero Ramírez, MSPH
Program Manager, Workforce Development and Capacity Building
Grace is the Program Manager for Workforce Development and Capacity Building at AMCHP earned her Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) degree from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2019 and for the past year has been serving as the de Beaumont Foundation’s Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Philanthropy Fellow.
During her Fellowship, Grace built knowledge and capacity around appreciative inquiry, conducted qualitative research, and spearheaded the production of a public health policy book involving major coordination and collaboration with national subject matter experts. She also has a strong communications background, having published on topics including workplace perceptions among governmental public health workforce and the role of federal health policies in creating and exacerbating health disparities in Puerto Rico. As a graduate student, Grace led data collection and analysis efforts to understand home visiting and child welfare staff experiences working with families with substance use problems and/or substance-exposed newborns. Grace brings both a deep commitment to and experience in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and incorporating an anti-racist and social justice lens in all aspects of work.
At AMCHP, Grace will focus on best practices related to MCH workforce and leadership development, deploying training and capacity building resources, student engagement, and work closely with the University of North Carolina’s MCH Workforce Development Center as Core Manager for Change Management and Adaptive Leadership.
Talk to me About: Workforce development and capacity building, AMCHP Leadership Lab