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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence

The Committee for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence supports the College of Medicine’s mission for excellence in education, clinical practice and research innovation by promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. The committee advises the dean(s) on processes, policies and implementation and evaluation issues. This group meets monthly and includes mentors, clinicians, educators and experts within their fields.

Chair

Priscila Sato, PhD

Priscila Sato, PhD

Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, DUCOM

Vice-Chair

 

Anastasios Kapetanos, MD

Department of Medicine, Allegheny Health Network


Faculty Membership

 

Mariana Bernui, PhD

Department of Medicine, DUCOM


 

Carlos Cream, MD

Department of Medicine, UPMC Pinnacle Hospital


 

Elizabeth Cuevas, MD

Department of Medicine, Allegheny Health Network


Vanessa K. Ferrel, MD, MPH: Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice

Vanessa K. Ferrel, MD, MPH

Department of Medicine, Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice


Folasade Kehinde, MD: Pediatrics

Folasade Kehinde, MD

Department of Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children


 

Kheyandra Lewis, MD

Department of Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children


Nathalie May, MD

Nathalie May, MD

Department of Medicine: Division of Internal Medicine, Tower Health


Liang Oscar Qiang, MD, PhD: Neurobiology and Anatomy

Liang Oscar Qiang, MD, PhD

Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, DUCOM


Antonio Sanz-Clemente, PhD

Antonio Sanz-Clemente, PhD

Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, DUCOM


Reem Tarazi, PhD

Reem Tarazi, PhD

Department of Psychiatry, Tower Health

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Ex-officio Membership

Mary Anne Delaney, MD

Mary Anne Delaney, MD

Associate Director, ELAM


Annette Gadegbeku, MD

Annette Gadegbeku, MD

Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, Tower Health


Rita Guevara

Rita Guevara, MD

Department of Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children


 

Danielle Kane

Executive Director, Marketing and Communications, DUCOM


Michele Kutzler, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

Michele Kutzler, PhD

Associate Dean for Faculty; Professor of Medicine; Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, DUCOM


Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH

Leon McCrea, II, MD, MPH

Department of Family Medicine, Tower Health


Nancy Spector, MD

Nancy Spector, MD

Associate Dean, Professional Development, DUCOM

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Members/Guests

Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD

Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD

Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, DUCOM


Renee Turchi, MD

Renee Turchi, MD

Department of Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children


 

Yanick Vibert

Department of Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children


Mark Woodland, MD: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mark B. Woodland, MD, MS

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Tower Health

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Administrative

 

Bernadette Campoli


 

Arlene Padolina

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Students

 

Christianah Alli

MS2


 

Elijah Davis

Microbiology & Immunology Program


 

Kayla Socarras

Microbiology & Immunology Program

 
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