Senior Lecturer

Noel B. Ramirez

Dr. Noel B. Ramirez is a Graduate School of Columbia lecturer and has taught graduate social work courses CSSW since 2016. He received his MSW from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009, a graduate degree in public health from Drexel University in 2012, and a doctorate in behavioral health from Arizona State University in 2020. During the past 16 years, Dr. Ramirez has been involved in community health initiatives providing care access (HIV/AIDS, MAT, Recovery/Resilience-oriented care, and integrated health care in federally qualified health centers). He is the Founder and Director of Mango Tree Counseling & Consulting, an Asian-American Mental Health Social Enterprise that focuses on the unique mental health needs faced by AAPI communities in the diaspora. Dr. Ramirez was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, bowls regularly in various leagues, and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.