Julio Ramirez.

A one-time award will be presented in memory of Julio Ramirez, MPH/MSW `21, BA `18, who died tragically on April 21, 2022. As a young mental health counselor in New York City, Julio had a zest for life and a loving commitment to not only his friends and family, but to everyone in his community, especially those that have been marginalized. This award will be presented to a UB MPH/MSW who represents Julio’s dedication and passion for addressing the social issues affecting the health of individuals, families, communities and populations. Nominations can be made by faculty, field educators, field liaisons or fellow students. Find the nomination form here. Nominations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2023.