Chatham University

Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) Faculty and Staff

Luis A. Ramos , MS, PA-C

Luis A. Ramos
Assistant Professor, Professional Organizations Coordinator
Hometown : Bayamón, PR
Joined Chatham : April 2007

Academic Areas of Interest

Healthcare Policy, Medical Ethics, Healthcare Acces and Disparities, and PA Professional Issues

Personal Areas of Interest

Kayaking, Bycicling, Woodworking, Art


Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Attended the University of Puerto Rico before joining the US Navy in 1974. Retired from the Navy as a Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps after twenty six years of service. Graduated with a baccalaureate degree from the George Washington University PA Program in 1991 and a Master of Science in Medical Science with an emphasis in Rural Primary Care from the Alderson-Broaddus College in 1997. In 1998 began lecturing on a part-time basis to PA students in 1998. Eventually became a full-time assistant professor and in 2002 became the PA program director at the Anne Arundel Community College of Arnold, MD. Reported to his new position as Chatham’s PA Program Director in 2007.





  • Ramos, L, Hawkins, S., and Hertweck, M. "Holistic Approach to the Amdissions Process". Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Educational Forum (Portland, OR), Nov 2009
  • Pomeranz, H., Morton-Rias, D., Ramos, L., and Southwick, L. "Developing and Evaluating Cross-Cultural Training for PA Students" Physician Assistant Edcuation Association Annual Meeting (Tucson, AZ) October 2007
  • Ramos, L. "Nuts and Bolts: Keeping it Real", National Association of Minority Medical Educators Annual Conference (Washington, DC) August 2008
  • Ramos, L. "The Physician Assistant Profession". National Association of Minority Medical Educators Annual Conference (Philadelphia, PA) August 2007