Luis Ramirez, originally from Caracas, Venezuela moved to Miami, FL in 2005. From there, he went on to earn his Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and eventually moved on to earn his Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Biostatistics in Florida International University. After finishing his Master’s, he moved to La Crosse, WI to work for Gundersen Health System where he worked with the Psychology, Surgery, and Pediatric Oncology departments.
After suffering through three Midwestern winters and a polar vortex, he moved to Durham in February of 2019, where his work with Dr. Goodwin, and the Duke Cancer Institute in general, started. Since then, he’s been able to help with a variety of studies relating to the brain and spine metastasis area ranging from medical student projects to national database studies.