Ruth Gutierrez-Galvez

Ruth Gutierrez-Galvez

Veteran Educator

Biography

While she has prominently served in healthcare services as a Registered Pharmacist, she is widely known for her community service initiatives which include Diabetic and Health Education focusing on strategies to manage and prevent diabetes, the San Ignacio Eye Clinic that provides eye surgeries such as cataract, pterygium, laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma management. She is also a member of the Belize Book Industry Association and involves herself as a coordinator for The Belize Literary Prize, a writing competition for Belizean writers.  Ms. Galvez holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Belize. Her philosophy in life is: “Never underestimate your own abilities, challenge yourself in every phase of your life, make your path, take pride and joy in whatever you accomplish.”