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Johnny Ramirez, EdD
Professor, Religion - Relational Studies
School of Religion
Member, Religion, SR, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • San Bernardino Faith Based Communities: A Study of Latino Health Initiatives (Ontario City Pilot Study) ( 7/2009 - 7/2010 )
    Replication of Dr. David Williams Research with African American clergy, this study will include all adult willing participant senior clergy of the City of Ontario, CA with collaboration from the Healthy City program as well as a grass roots effort to identify all the  faith based communities sponsored health initiatives currently available within the Ontario City, CA.
  • International Study of Prostitutes Views of Spirituality and God (Thailand, Ecuador, Mexico, USA) ( 7/2008 - 7/2010 )
     An in depth ethnographic interviews research with a team of researchers from within LLU, UTPA, and Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  $11,500 intramural School of Religion funded research.
  • Community Capacity, Micro-Economic Development, and Democratization: The Cases of Bolivia, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru ( 10/2005 - 10/2006 )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Daniel Castro; L. K. Loo; L. E. Skoretz; D. D. Trinh; Debra L. Stottlemyer; Johnny Ramírez-Johnson; J. S. John. "Prayer with Patients: Can Physicians Predict Who Wants It?." Journal of General Internal Medicine 14.Supplement 2 (1999): 18-18. ( 4/1999 )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Non-Peer Reviewed
  • Hidalgo County, Texas Faith Based Communities: A Study of Latino Health Initiatives (287 of 310 clergy participated) ( 7/2008 - 7/2009 )
    Replication of Dr. David Williams Research with African American clergy, this study will include all adult willing participant senior clergy of the Hidalgo County, Texas with collaboration from the community health clinics and behavioral medicine centers (a grass roots effort) to identify all the  faith based communities sponsored health initiatives currently available within the Hidalgo County, Texas.  $12,000 School of Religion intramural funding.