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What are the campus and medical center resources available for collaboration and inroads to care during the current pandemic? The Office of Inclusive Excellence and the LEAD-ABC (Leadership Education to Advance Diversity-African, Black, and Caribbean) program invite all campus and medical center members to join #ActForInclusion: Improving Equity and Health During Covid-19.

This event is free and open to all students, faculty and staff at UCI – including graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and medical and nursing students from the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences (CoHS). Participants will gain insights from key leaders about cutting-edge research and education emerging to support community wellness and health professionals’ success in the battle against COVID-19. Key resources and practical guidance will be shared, as well as current opportunities for engagement to make a difference.

WHAT: #ActForInclusion: Improving Equity and Health During COVID-19
WHEN: 1:00 p.m-2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020
*Registrants will receive Zoom links at their UCI emails in advance of this event.*

Moderated by:
Carol A. Major Lucas, MD
Program Co-Director, LEAD-ABC
Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Terrance Mayes, EdD
Associate Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Inclusion

Welcome Remarks by:
Douglas M. Haynes, PhD
Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer, University of California
Professor, Department of History

Alana Lebron, PhD
Assistant Professor, Program in Public Health & Department of Chicano/Latino Studies

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of African-American Studies

Emily Dow, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Alison Holman, PhD, FNP
Associate Professor, School of Nursing