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Dr. Leana Ramirez Chief Clinical Officer for The Center

The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada welcomes Dr. Leana Ramirez to its health and wellness team as the new Chief Clinical Officer. Leana is a Certified HIV Pharmacist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine and a Certified Specialty Pharmacist by the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy.  Most recently, she was the Director of Clinical Operations for Equiscript and has served as the Regional Account Manager – HIV for Optum Specialty Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy for Avella Specialty Pharmacy.

Leana will focus primarily on the 340B strategy, capacity development, and community engagement to cultivate partnerships and opportunities for growth. Additionally, she will oversee the relationship and management responsibilities regarding The Center’s onsite pharmacy.

The Center is expanding its offerings with primary health care and an onsite pharmacy to support the growing need for health services at the Arlene Cooper Community Health Center.

“Leana’s experience and knowledge will help bring a better quality of care to the communities we serve at The Center,” says its Chief Executive Officer John Waldron, Ed.D.

About The LGBTQ+ Community Center of Southern Nevada

For almost 30 years, The Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBTQIA+ individuals and those underserved in Nevada. We function as the heart and home of the LGBTQIA+ community by making connections, delivering programs, and providing a safe space for health and wellness, social services, arts and culture, advocacy, and community building. Ongoing Center programs support LGBTQIA+ youth, adults, families, seniors, vets, people with disabilities, those living with HIV, and underserved populations. Additionally, we are proud to offer the Center Advocacy Network, the first nationally accredited program of its kind, focusing on LGBTQIA+ issues for victim advocacy.