Faculty Biography

Aramandla Ramesh, PhD

Associate Professor
Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
School of Medicine
(615) 327-6486 | aramesh@mmc.edu | Biosketch

Center Affiliations

Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence, National Center for Medical Education Development & Research

Research Themes

Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular Disease, Environmental Health, Gastrointestinal Diseases

Active Research Projects

1. Academic units for primary care enhancement HRSA UH1 HP30348 01 00 (PI: Matthews-Juarez; Senior Research Scientist: Ramesh) 7/1/2016-6/30/21

2. Using a Total Environment Framework to Assess Life-long Health Effects of Chemical Exposure. EPA G17D112354237 (PI: Juarez; Co-Investigator: Ramesh) 1/1/18-12/31/21

Goals Schematic

Colon cancer schematic


The Effects of Social, Personal, and Behavioral Risk Factors and PM2.5 on Cardio-Metabolic Disparities in a Cohort of Community Health Center Patients.
Juarez PD, Tabatabai M, Valdez RB, Hood DB, Im W, Mouton C, Colen C, Al-Hamdan MZ, Matthews-Juarez P, Lichtveld MY, Sarpong D, Ramesh A, Langston MA, Rogers GL, Phillips CA, Reichard JF, Donneyong MM, Blot W

Training to reduce LGBTQ-related bias among medical, nursing, and dental students and providers: a systematic review.
Morris M, Cooper RL, Ramesh A, Tabatabai M, Arcury TA, Shinn M, Im W, Juarez P, Matthews-Juarez P


Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, colon cancer, bioaccessibility, bioavailability, pharmacokinetics