Dean’s Advisory Committee for Faculty Diversity & Inclusion

The Advisory Committee for Faculty Diversity & Inclusion was formed to assess the current environment for diverse faculty, to identify gaps and opportunities, and to make recommendations to further support faculty success and satisfaction. Membership of this committee includes the following people:

 

Marwah Abdalla, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center,
Department of Medicine

 

Linda Aponte-Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics

 

Lourival Baptista Neto, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry

 

Akinpelumi Beckley, MD
Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center]
Department of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine


Kenrick Cato, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing


Hetty Cunningham, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics


Lorna M. Dove, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine (in Surgery) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Medicine


Alyson Fox, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Medicine


Richard O. Francis, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology


Raymond Givens, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Medicine


Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD
Ellen Jacobson Levine and Eugene Jacobson Professor of Women's Health (in Obstetrics & Gynecology) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Sidney Hankerson, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry


Hilda Hutcherson, MD
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
College of Physicians & Surgeons


George E. Jenkins, DMD
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (Community Health) at the Columbia University Medical Center
College of Dental Medicine


Rafael A. Lantigua, MD
Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Medicine and
Dean's Special Advisor for Community Health Affairs


Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery


Roger Lefort, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology


Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics


Dara N. Matseoane-Peterssen, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Mara M. Minguez, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and
Population & Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Departments of Pediatrics and
Population & Family Health


Dennis A. Mitchell, DDS, MPH
Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement,
Professor of Dental Medicine (Community Health and Periodontics) at the Columbia University Medical Center and
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity
College of Dental Medicine


Gabrielle Page-Wilson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine


Diane A. Thompson, MD
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine


William C. Turner, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Medicine and
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
College of Physicians and Surgeons


Wakenda K. Tyler, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Nora Vanegas-Arroyave, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Neurology


Diana Vargas Chaves, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics


Olajide A. Williams, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology


Patrick T. Wilson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Population & Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Departments of Pediatrics and Population & Family Health


Ex-officio:


Clara L. Lapiner, MPH
Executive Director of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion
Office of the Snr. Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

 

Anne L. Taylor, MD
John Lindenbaum Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Medicine,
Vice Dean of Academic Affairs
College of Physicians and Surgeons and
Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development at the Columbia University Medical Center


Robert A. Whittington, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Medicine