Efren Ramirez M.D.
Psychiatrist, Medical Doctor License #1931 (Commonwealth of Puerto Rico)
Narcotics Coordinator, NYC
Commissioner, Addiction Services Agency, Human Resources Administration - City of New York
Private practice in General Psychiatry, NYC
Private practice of General Psychiatry for adolesecents and adults in San Juan
Groups with substance abuse problems and Lithium-Dificient Attention Deficit Spectrum Disorders.
School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico (Founding Class)
M.D Degree (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society)
Straight Medical Internship, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC
Psychiatric Residency, Center for Training and Research - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Private Training in Theory and Practice of Jungeian Analytical Psychology, including a two-year training analysis with Dr. Margit Vonk Leight-Frank, a disciple of Carl G. Jung.
Founder Centro De Investigaciones Sobre la Adiccion
The first professionally supervised therapeutic community for addicts in the Western Hemisphere. The model included former addicts as members of the therapeutic team for the first time.
Founder - Phoenix House Therapuertic Communities Program
A multi-ethnic adaptation of the therapeutic community model for urban drug addicts.
Founder and first Commissioner, Addiction Services Agency - NYC
First city wide attempt to adapt the therapeutic community concept developed in the CISLA Project.
Founding Member and Psychiatric Consultant, Hogar CREA, Inc.
The first private, non-profit community based therapeutic community for addicts in Puerto Rico.
Program Developer and Coordinator of Hogar CREA in the continental USA
Trained the community steering committee in charge of the first bi-lingual residential program for addicts.
Director, Ambulatory Therapeutic Community of Ocean Park