ACHE Office of Diversity Lecture Series

  • February 2023 – History, Legacy, and Health Equity: The Impact of Race and Racism in Healthcare and Where We Go From Here, Dr. Loren Robinson, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Christus St. Michael Health System in Texarkana, Texas
  • April 2023 – Allyship: Exposing Blind Spots and Engaging in Action, Dr. Rickey Booker
  • May 2023 – Words Matter: Effective Communication, Mr. Noah Hansen, ACHE School of Occupational Therapy, and Dr. Tony Varela, ACHE School of Physical Therapy
  • June 2023 – Words Matter: LGBTQ+ Vocabulary, Ms. Connie Manning, and Mrs. Zahra Kamarei, ACHE Library Services
  • July 2023 – ADA: The Intersection of DEI and Disability, Ms. Rosemary Johnson and Ms. Lori Jones, ACHE Office of Academic Affairs
  • August 2023 – American Sign Language and the Deaf Culture, Mr. Rayburn Boland, secondary school principal, and Dr. Gretchen Cobb, interim superintendent from the Arkansas School for the Deaf in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • September 2023 – Social Determinants of Health, Dr. Brookshield Laurent, D.O., Chair and Associate Professor for the Department of Clinical Medicine at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine-Arkansas
  • October 2023 – “Valor Y Esperanza” – Helping Hispanics Thrive, Father Paul Fetsko, Vice President of Mission at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith