Ministry of Health – Chief Medical Officer Appointed

The Ministry of Health is pleased to advise of the appointment of Dr. Shaun Ramroop as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

The CMO’s appointment became effective July 1, 2024.

Dr. Ramroop is a distinguished Public Health Physician with more than 15 years of experience in health leadership and public health.

His educational foundation in Medicine and Public Health was established at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad campus. He is recognized as a Public Health Specialist by the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.

Dr. Ramroop’s career spans several administrative and managerial positions within the healthcare sector in Trinidad. His professional credentials also extend to the British Virgin Islands, where he was licensed to practice medicine and served as Senior Medical Officer before relocating to Bermuda.

His professional interests include population health and the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Notably, Dr. Ramroop played a pivotal role in the launch of the HEARTS in the Americas initiative by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in both the British Virgin Islands and Bermuda. Since 2022, he has been employed in Bermuda as a Senior Medical Officer with the Department of Health.

Dr. Ramroop had been serving in the role of Acting Chief Medical Officer since August 2023, and during this time, he has consistently demonstrated his exceptional leadership and expertise.

His deep understanding of public health, medical practice, and government administration, and his approachable demeanor, collaborative spirit, and commitment to excellence has proven invaluable to the Ministry of Health.

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