How can we create a more inclusive and just environment within our academic institutions? What kind of policies can be introduced to ensure that these institutions continue to uphold these ideals? 

Agenda

  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • An Antiracist Approach to Building a Diverse Academic Community
    Audrey Bowden, Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor Faculty Fellow Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
    Utibe Essien, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
    Evelynn Hammonds, Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
    Mariah Kornbluh, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina
    Daytheon Sturges, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Program Director of Regional Affairs, University of Washington School of Medicine
    Sarah Brown, News Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education (MODERATOR)
  • 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • LUNCH
    Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Building Antiracist Academic Institutional Policies
    Chandra Ford, Professor and Founding Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health
    Deborah Furr-Holden, Dean, New York University School of Global Public Health
    Perry Halkitis, Dean, Professor, Rutgers School of Public Health
    Maureen Lichtveld, Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health
    Keshia Pollack Porter, Bloomberg Centennial Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Debbie Bazarsky, Director of LGBTQIA+ Center for Faculty and Staff, Boston University (MODERATOR)

Speakers

  • @VUEngineering

    Audrey Bowden

    Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor Faculty Fellow Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University

  • @UREssien

    Utibe Essien

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

  • @Harvard

    Evelynn Hammonds

    Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

  • @KornbluhMariah

    Mariah Kornbluh

    Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

  • @daytheon

    Daytheon Sturges

    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Program Director of Regional Affairs, University of Washington School of Medicine

  • @Brown_e_Points

    Sarah Brown

    News Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education (MODERATOR)

  • @DrChandraFord

    Chandra Ford

    Professor and Founding Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health

  • @DrDebFurrHolden

    Deborah Furr-Holden

    Dean, New York University School of Global Public Health

  • @DeanPNHalkitis

    Perry Halkitis

    Dean, Professor, Rutgers School of Public Health

  • @M_Lichtveld

    Maureen Lichtveld

    Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health

  • @DR_KMP

    Keshia Pollack Porter

    Bloomberg Centennial Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • @BU_Diversity

    Debbie Bazarsky

    Director of LGBTQIA+ Center for Faculty and Staff, Boston University (MODERATOR)

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