Biography

Education: 1989-1993 Biology Major (B.S.) at University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1993-1997 Medical Degree at University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1997-2000 Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at University District Hospital, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2000-2003 Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 2003-2004 Extended Fellowship in Endocrinology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 2009 Master’s Degree in Clinical Sciences at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Employment: 2004-2006 Instructor in Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 2006- Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Education

Medical School
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1997), Internal Medicine
Internship
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1998), Internal Medicine
Residency
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2000), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2004), Endocrinology & Metabolism

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
  • Research Interest

    • Diabetic ketoacidosis in type 2 diabetes
    • Lactation in gestational diabetes
    • Lipid metabolism and adiposity during lactation
    • Lipid metabolism in the metabolic syndrome

    Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    The GoodNEWS (Genes, Nutrition, Exercise, Wellness and Spiritual Growth) Trial: A community-based participatory research (CBPR) trial with the African-American church congregations for reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors
    DeHaven MJ, Ramos-Roman MA, Lee JJ, Gimpel N, Carson J, Delemos J, Pickens S, Simmons C, Powell T, Banks K, Shuval K, Duval J, Tong L, Hsieh N Contemp Clin Trials September 2011 32(5) 630-640
    Postprandial changes in plasma acylcarnitine concentrations as markers of fatty acid flux in overweight and obesity
    Ramos-Roman MA, Sweetman L, Valdez MJ, Parks EJ Metabolism August 2011 in press
    Prolactin and lactation as modifiers of diabetes risk in gestational diabetes
    Ramos-Roman MA Horm Metab Res August 2011 43(9) 593-600
    Comparison of type 1, type 2 and atypical ketosis-prone diabetes at four years of diabetes duration
    Ramos-Roman MA, Pinero-Pilona A, Adams-Huet B, Raskin P J Diabetes Complications 2006 20(3) 137-144

    Honors & Awards

    • K12/KL2
      Multidisciplinary Clinical Scholars Program at UT Southwestern (2006)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Network of Minority Research Investigators