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María Alejandra Ramos works full time as a doctor (endocrinologist) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in both public and private hospitals. She is the Head of Endocrinology services of the Hospital Escuela Universitario and a Professor ad honorem of postgraduate in Internal Medicine for the Universidad Nacional Autónoma in her home country. She has done research on Diabetes Mellitus, thyroid cancer and hypoglycemia. She is a thesis advisor to graduates aspiring for Internal Medicine Degree. In 2017 she started the first center for Diabetes education for medical and non-medical personnel to improve Diabetes care. The center will serve as a hub in the strive to update fellow medical doctors in current Diabetes care and organize research in the endocrinology field.
She considers herself an extremely passionate, energetic, caring individual who enjoys reading, traveling and learning about new places, spending time with her family and helping her patients. She has lived in Tegucigalpa, Honduras for most of her 39 years- 13 of which she has been happily married to an amazing man with whom she has two incredible children; a boy and a girl. Maria Alejandra loves to go to museums and Sightseeing. Maria Alejandra is a Fellow of the 12th class of the Central American Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.