Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Originally from Coppell, TX, Alex Ramos attended Texas A&M as an undergraduate student where she received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering. She was first introduced to EnMed while on a study abroad summer internship in Rwanda through A&M and Engineering World Health where she learned how to repair medical equipment and speak the native language, Kinyarwanda.
Her research interests include type 1 diabetes, sports medicine and orthopedic implants. She is an active member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation where she previously served as a youth ambassador and now participates by advising those who’ve been newly diagnosed and their families. She is also co-founder of the student organization A&M-TAMU Urban Farms United (TUFU) that uses hydroponic farming to address food insecurities in communities.
When she’s not busy studying, Alex teaches yoga, loves cooking, and participating in outdoor activities such as skiing and hiking.