Vice Chancellor’s Council of Diversity and Inclusion

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Vice Chancellor's Council on Diversity and Inclusion Charge and Members

Charge

To elevate and prioritize matters relating to diversity and inclusion at the Medical Center. The Council provides leadership and consultation on goals and metrics of the strategic diversity and inclusion action plan including campus initiatives designed to enhance diversity and inclusion for students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.

Members

  • LouAnn Woodward, MD (Chair)
  • Juanyce D. Taylor, PhD
    Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Noelle Bates, MD
    House Officer
  • Jonathan Black
    School of Medicine, Class of 2021
  • Rashanda Booker, PhD
    Director  
    Institutional Equity and Partnerships
  • Cecelia Bass, Director
    Employee Relations
    Department of Human Resources
  • Ivory Bogan
    Executive Director
    Facilities Manager
  • Jerry Clark
    Chief Student Affairs Officer and Associate Dean for Student Affairs
    School of Medicine
  • Emily Cole
    Associate Director
    Student Records
  • Carrie Cooper
    Director
    Student Financial Aid
  • Lisa Didion, MD
    Associate Professor
    School of Medicine, General Pediatrics
  • Gaarmel Funches, PhD
    Director, Office of Health Careers Opportunity
    Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  • Terri Gillespie
    Chief Nursing Executive & CNO-Adult
  • Paula Henderson
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Natalie Hutto
    Chief Development Officer
    Office of Development
  • April Overstreet
    Director
    Office of Alumni Affairs
  • Rondah Marks
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Katie McClendon, PharmD
    Assistant Dean for Student Services
    Department of Pharmacy Practice (UM)
  • Mohadetheh Moulana
    Assistant Professor
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry
  • Brian Rutledge, PhD
    Chief of Staff
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Carmela San Luis, MD
    House Officer
  • Mandy Scott
    Director
    Diversity Assessment and Programs
  • Cathy Smith
    Chief of Human Resources
  • Patrick Smith, MD
    Assistant Professor
    School of Medicine, Family Medicine
  • Jimmy Stewart, MD
    Affiliate Professor
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
  • Doris Whitaker, MDiv, BCC
    Director
    Pastoral Services

Other members

  • Kevin Cook, MSBA (ex-officio)
    Health System Chief Executive Officer
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Ralph Didlake, MD, MA (ex-officio)
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Susan Shands Jones (counsel)
    Staff Attorney
  • Charles O’Mara, MD (ex-officio)
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Richard Summers, MD (ex-officio)
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
    Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Edgar Meyer, ASB President