We offer a full range of evaluation services to clients who oversee funded programs and grants. Please contact us so we can develop a comprehensive plan that meets your unique needs, helping you to learn about and improve your program. Our goal is to provide you with a rigorous and objective analysis of your program’s progress and effectiveness.
Guadalupe Corral, Ph.D.
Manager of REAS
Dr. Corral has a strong foundation in research methodologies and statistical analysis. She has conducted evaluations for such entities as the City of El Paso, Fort Bliss, Upper Rio Grande Workforce Solutions, El Paso First Health Network, El Paso Chamber of Commerce, and UTEP’s Professional Public Programs. She is currently the independent evaluator for a variety of student-centered programs at UTEP which are funded by such agencies as the NIH, NSF, DoED, and HHMI. She also serves as an instructor for UTEP’s Masters of Leadership Studies and as an adjunct professor for Excelsior College, where she teaches research methods and applied statistics for the social and behavioral sciences. Aside from program evaluation, her research interests also include social issues in public policy, social inequality within the criminal justice system, and attitude and social categorization processes.
Sandra Oviedo Ramirez
Sandra Oviedo Ramirez is a program evaluator for the Research Evaluation and Assessment Services (REAS) unit under the Office of Research & Sponsored Projects at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Sandra earned her Master’s in Experimental Psychology from UTEP and is now a doctoral candidate in the Department of Psychology with a concentration in health. She has a strong background in research methodologies and statistical analyses including psychometrics. Sandra has experience conducting research in multiple settings such as hospitals, community centers, universities, and online platforms. Lastly, Sandra has experience using motivational interviewing to develop culturally informed brief health interventions. Aside from program evaluation, her research focuses on examining the role of culture in health behaviors and outcomes among Latinos.
Dr. Ramos evaluates the BUILDing SCHOLARS and PERSIST programs. Prior to working at REAS, Dr. Ramos was an analyst for the Institutional Research department at El Paso Community College. Dr. Ramos has previously worked in program evaluation at the Center for Institutional Evaluation, Research, and Planning at UTEP. In addition to program evaluation and institutional research, Dr. Ramos has formal training in social psychology research, survey building, and data analysis. Corin enjoys desert hikes, playing tennis, activism, baking, and celebrating autumn and winter holidays. On the weekend, she enjoys attending El Paso festivals and taking her son to his soccer games.
Current Student Research Assistants
Mariana Cardenas Dominguez
Carolina Amaya Lincoln
Previous Student Research Assistants