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Scholarly Activity and Presentations

Scholarly activity and presentations by the UMMC Office of Diversity and Inclusion team include:

“The Moral Imperative: Championing Ethical Issues in Health Care: A Panel Discussion" 

  • Event: ASB Interprofessional Seminar
  • Sponsoring entity: Associated Student Body (ASB) Interprofessional Committee
  • When: April 30, 2019. Location TBD
  • Presenters: TBD (Rashanda R. Booker, PhD, Director, Institutional Equity and Partnerships, will serve as a panelist)

"Health Treatments that are Unique to You"

  • Event: Tech Jxn
  • Sponsoring entity: City of Jackson
  • When: April 17, 2019. Jackson, MS
  • Presenter: Rashanda R. Booker, PhD, will represent UMMC in a panel discussion

“Equity: More than a Social Responsibility”

  • Event: Greater Southeast Health Equity Committee and HBCU Scholars
  • Sponsoring entity: American Heart Association (AHA)
  • When: April 11, 2019. Jackson, MS
  • Presenter: Juanyce Taylor, PhD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

"Diversity and Sensitivity in the Workplace"

  • Event: Training
  • Sponsoring entity: UMMC Grenada
  • When: April 11, 2019. Grenada, MS
  • Presenter: Shirley Pandolfi, Cultural Competency and Education Manager

“No Longer ‘Waiting to Exhale’: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome & Battle Fatigue”

  • Event: AAMC GBA/GDI/GIP 2019 Joint Spring Meeting “Institutional Excellence through Collaboration
  • Sponsoring entity: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
  • When: April 9-12, 2019. Chicago, IL
  • Table Top Discussant Leader: Rashanda R. Booker, PhD, Director, Institutional Equity and Partnerships

 “Measuring and Reporting Inclusive Excellence at UMMC” poster presentation

  • Event: AAMC GBA/GDI/GIP 2019 Joint Spring Meeting “Institutional Excellence through Collaboration
  • Sponsoring entity: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
  • When: April 9-12, 2019. Chicago, IL
  • Presenters: Mandy Scott, Director of Diversity Assessment and Programs, and Juanyce Taylor, PhD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

"Gender Equity in Health Care"

  • Event: UMMC lecture
  • Sponsoring entities: Associated Student Body (ASB), Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS), Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • When: April 4, CW-106
  • Presenter: Juanyce Taylor, PhD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Unconscious Bias in Health Care” and “Micro-aggressions in Clinical/Learning Environments” presentations

  • Event: University of Mississippi (UM) School of Pharmacy 2019 Preceptor Conference
  • Sponsoring entity: University of Mississippi (UM) School of Pharmacy
  • When: March 20, 2019. The Barn at Bridlewood, Madison, MS
  • Presenters: Juanyce Taylor, PhD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer; and Rashanda R. Booker, PhD, Director, Institutional Equity and Partnerships

“No Longer ‘Waiting to Exhale’: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome & Battle Fatigue”

  • Event: Lecture Senior Nursing Management Students (N449)
  • Sponsoring entity: UMMC School of Nursing
  • When: Feb. 20, 2019. UMMC SON A102
  • Presenter: Rashanda R. Booker, PhD, Director, Institutional Equity and Partnerships

"Race and Ethnicity in Health Care"

  • Event: M1 Lecture, School of Medicine
  • Sponsoring entity: School of Medicine
  • When: Feb. 19, 2019. SM-122
  • Presenter: Shirley Pandolfi, Cultural Competency and Education Manager

“No Longer ‘Waiting to Exhale’: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome & Battle Fatigue”

  • Event: InclUsive Conversations (Monthly series)
  • Sponsoring entity: UMMC Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • When: Jan. 9, 2019. UMMC Classroom Wing
  • Presenter: Rashanda R. Booker, PhD, Director, Institutional Equity and Partnerships