Melissa Watt, PhD
The Vice Chair of EDI chairs the EDI committee, reports on EDI to the Department Chair and Division Chiefs, and represents PHS in School of Medicine EDI Committee.
We are always accepting new committee members from the Department of Population Health Sciences, please email us to join.
OBJECTIVE: Recruit a diverse faculty, staff, and trainee population, and develop a pipeline for students underrepresented in population health sciences.
Lindsey Potter, MPH, PhD
Marcie Leek, MPA
Nasser Sharareh, PhD
SUPPORT & RETENTION
OBJECTIVE: Support and retain faculty, staff, and trainees by creating a safe and equitable work environment where all individuals feel a sense of belonging.
Lindsay Collin, PhD
Sheetal Hardikar, PhD, MBBS
OBJECTIVE: Train the next generation of scientists to recognize and address inequities and health disparities.
Jonathan Chipman, PhD
Jordan King, PharmD, MSCI
OBJECTIVE: Ensure that our policies are not biased and that our guiding values are clearly articulated both internally and externally.
Ben Haaland, PhD
Cho Lam, PhD
Jincheng Shen, PhD
OBJECTIVE: Increase local community engagement by promoting opportunities for service and action, and supporting research that engages diverse local communities.