Dr. García-Ramírez is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Prevention Science Research Training Program at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation and the University of California, Berkeley. She completed a Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Psychology in 2016 from the University of Rhode Island.
Over the last three years, she collaborated as an Independent Research Contractor in the evaluation efforts of a program that aims to promote bystander behaviors and prevent sexual violence in Rhode Island High Schools. Her research has focused on exploring the difference between victims, perpetrators, and bystanders of violent events. As a Postdoctoral Fellow, she is focusing her research on the impact of local policies on risky behaviors including alcohol use in adolescents, and the impact of recreational marijuana legalization on the co-use of alcohol and marijuana among adolescents.