Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee (DEIBAC)
We will updating this page on a regular basis with information related to the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee (DEIBAC) and its activities. Please feel free to contact any member of the committee with questions, comments, or suggestions, or use this web form to submit questions or comments anonymously.
DEIBAC is charged with systematically evaluating the school’s current climate related to diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging and implementing ongoing strategies to improve that institutional climate. Click here to read the committee’s full charge and goals
The membership of the committee comprises GSDM faculty, staff, predoctoral students (DMD & DMD AS), postdoctoral residents and alumni.
|Dr. Larry Dunham, DEIBAC Chair||Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belongingfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr. Joseph Calabrese||Associate Dean of Studentsemail@example.com|
|Dr. Neil Fleisher||Director, Faculty Developmentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr. Gail McCausland||Assistant Dean for Academic Affairsemail@example.com|
|Dr. Janet Peters||Faculty Liaison, DMD Advanced Standing Programfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Catherine Sarkis||Ad Interim Assistant Dean of Admissionsemail@example.com|
|Dr. Jayapriyaa Shanmugham||Director of Research, Department of Pediatric Dentistryfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Lisa Collins||Assistant Director, International Elective Exchangeemail@example.com|
|Ms. Grace Elson||Assistant Director, Academic Affairsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Patrice Freeman-Lau||Director, Staff Administration & Operationsemail@example.com|
|Mr. Tim McDonough||Executive Director of Finance & Operationsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms. Katie O’Shea||Development Program Officer; Staff Forum Representativeemail@example.com|
|Mr. Richard Rabbett||Director of Faculty Affairs & Operationsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mr. Jonathan Ramones||Faculty Affairs & Diversity Coordinatoremail@example.com|
|Ms. Linda Reed||Director of Admissionsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mr. Jason Stevens||Administrative Coordinator, Researchemail@example.com|
|Ms. Erica Stocks||Director of Student Affairsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|DMD Class Presidents|
|Mr. Parsa Shahidi||DMD 1 Class President, email@example.com|
|Ms. Jaskamal (Jesse) Kaur Singh||DMD 2 Class President, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mr. Zal Sohrab Sidhwa||DMD 3 Class President, email@example.com|
|Ms. Nikita Naumowicz||DMD 4 Class President, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|DMD-AS Class Presidents|
|Dr. Ali Al-Hasoon||DMD-AS 1 Class President, email@example.com|
|Dr. Aiyevbekpen Omo-Okhuasuyi||DMD- AS 2 Class President, firstname.lastname@example.org|
Open Discussion & Strategy Planning for Coping with Our Social Climates
Dr. Larry Dunham, GSDM director of diversity & multicultural affairs, and Lisa Collins, GSDM assistant director, International Exchange Program, will co-host as open discussion with the GSDM community about coping with our social climates on Monday, June 22, 2020.
Below is an initial list of resources related to diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging. If you have suggestions for additional resources regarding race or other dimensions of diversity, please email DEIBAC@bu.edu or use this web form to submit ideas anonymously.
Look Different – What Can I Do?
Look Different – What Can I Do?
Microaggressions, Microassaults, Microinsults, Microinvalidations