Dean’s Advisory Committee for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

Members

The Advisory Committee for Faculty Diversity and 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. 

Committee Members

  • Marwah Abdalla, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Department of Medicine

  • Linda Aponte-Patel, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC, Department of Pediatrics

  • Lourival Baptista Neto, MD

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC, Department of Psychiatry

  • Akinpelumi Beckley, MD

    Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at CUMC, Department of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine

  • Kenrick Cato, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

  • Hetty Cunningham, MD

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC, Department of Pediatrics

  • Lorna M. Dove, MD, MPH

    Professor of Medicine (in Surgery) at CUMC, Department of Medicine

  • Alyson Fox, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC, 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 CUMC, Department of Medicine

  • Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD

    Ellen Jacobson Levine and Eugene Jacobson Professor of Women's Health (in Obstetrics & Gynecology) at CUMC, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Sidney Hankerson, MD

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC, Department of Psychiatry

  • Hilda Hutcherson, MD

    Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Senior Associate Dean for Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, College of Physicians & Surgeons

  • George E. Jenkins, DMD

    Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (Community Health) at CUMC, College of Dental Medicine

  • Rafael A. Lantigua, MD

    Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Department of Medicine and Dean's Special Advisor for Community Health Affairs

  • Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD

    Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC, 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 CUMC, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Mara M. Minguez, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Population & Family Health at CUMC, 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 CUMC 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 CUMC, Department of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine

  • William C. Turner, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC, 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 CUMC, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Nora Vanegas-Arroyave, MD

    Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC, Department of Neurology

  • Diana Vargas Chaves, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC, Department of Pediatrics

  • Wakenda K. Tyler, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at CUMC, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Nora Vanegas-Arroyave, MD

    Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC, Department of Neurology

  • Diana Vargas Chaves, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC, 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 CUMC, Departments of Pediatrics and Population & Family Health

Ex-officio

  • Clara L. Lapiner, MPH

    Executive Director of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Office of the Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development, CUIMC

  • Anne L. Taylor, MD

    John Lindenbaum Professor of Medicine at CUMC, Department of Medicine, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Physicians and Surgeons and Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development at CUMC

  • Robert A. Whittington, MD

    Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC, Department of Medicine