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Ramses Sepulveda MPA CAPM

Ramses   Sepulveda MPA CAPM

Deputy Director, AZ Prevention Research Center

Health Promotion Sciences Department

1295 N. Martin Ave
Drachman Hall
PO Box: 245163
Tucson AZ 85724-5163
(520) 626-5682


Ramses Sepulveda MPA PMP CAPM serves as Deputy Director of the Arizona Prevention Research Center and Program Director of Communication and Dissemination for AzPRC community-based projects. With over 10 years of experience in community-based prevention and research project management, Mr. Sepulveda specializes in community-based participatory research primarily focused on US-Mexico border communities. His work addresses health disparities in chronic disease, health equity, language justice, and the adoption of Community Health Worker programs.

Mr. Sepulveda's research focuses on utilizing community-based participatory research to influence policy reforms and foster environmental transformations, while also working to enhance healthcare delivery systems and optimize health service utilization in collaboration with Arizona-Mexico border communities. Sepulveda partners with Federally Qualified Community Health Centers in border communities and collaborates on community-clinical linkage model research.

Mr. Sepulveda teaches undergraduate courses for the Department of Health Promotion Sciences, including Principles of Health Education & Health Promotion, and has previously taught cross-listed courses with Mexican American Studies on Transformative Leadership & Foundations of Student Health: Stress Resilience


2015, MPA, Public Administration, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

2013, BS, Public management & Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ


2023, PMP - Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute, Newton Square PA

2022, CAPM - Certified Associate in Project Management, Project Management Institute, Newton Square PA

2017, CCT - Certificate of College Teaching, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

Selected Publications and Scholarly work

Morales, M., Ingram, M., Sepulveda, R., Nuño, T., Wilkinson-Lee, A. M., Guernsey De Zapien, J. E., & Carvajal, S. (2023). Risk Factors Associated with Diabetes among Mexican-Origin Adults in Southern Arizona. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(12), 6126.

Nuño, T., Sierra, L. A., Sepulveda R. et all (2022). The Arizona Prevention Research Center partnerships in Arizona to promote COVID-19 vaccine health equity. Frontiers in Public Health, 10, 944887.

Sepulveda, Ramses, and Refugio Sepulveda. "Covid-19 recommendations and Public Health considerations for faith-based communities and leaders along the US-Mexico border." APHA 2022 Annual Meeting and Expo. APHA, 2022.

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Research Projects

Arizona Prevention Research Center
Scott Carvajal, Maia Ingram, Melanie Bell
Disease Prevention, Health Disparities, Hispanic Health, Native American Health, Rural Health
2009 - 2024

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