DEI Week 2021

Save the dates!

March 8-12, 2021 is PHHP’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Week. This is a week long series of invited speakers, panels, and workshops designed to engage all members of the PHHP community.

#PHHPDEIWeek is Going Social!

Spread the word about UF PHHP’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts and engage with us on social media during March 8-12 using #PHHPDEIWeek. Each day, we will have a different social media prompt for you to respond to and share amongst your networks. Also consider sharing the events you plan to attend!  Be sure to use the hashtag #PHHPDEIWeek and tag @UFPHHP in all of your posts on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook.

  • Monday, March 8:
    • Who is your current diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) inspiration?  What does DEI mean to you? #PHHPDEIWeek
  • Tuesday, March 9:
    • Why is it important to address DEI in healthcare and the health sciences? #PHHPDEIWeek
  • Wednesday, March 10:
    • Are you presenting a poster or visiting posters for #PHHPDEIWeek? Share information about your research on social media or highlight your experience of visiting virtual posters.
  • Thursday, March 11:
    • How are you promoting DEI in your work in public health or healthcare? #PHHPDEIWeek
  • Friday, March 12:
    • What is one new thing you learned during #PHHPDEIWeek?

Schedule of Events

Monday March 8th

Panel discussion on outreach and community engagement

Monday: 12pm-1pm

Join a conversation about outreach and community engagement.  Panelists Erin Ferguson, B.A., Dr. Catherine Striley, Dr. Kim Dunleavy, and Dr. Prerna Poojary, will lead engaging discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives as they relate to engagement with our local communities.  Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, Associate Dean of Faculty Development, Cultural Affairs and Wellness Programs will provide a welcome and message for the week.

Meeting ID: 941 8045 4640
Passcode: 480149


Tuesday, March 9th

workshop presented by uf’s dei librarian

Tuesday: 11am-12pm

Join UF’s first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Librarian, Twanna Hodge, MLIS, for a workshop focused on the role of UF’s DEI librarian, how individuals and departments in PHHP might engage with her work and with the UF libraries, and resources.  This workshop will include key discussions of fundamentals of diversity, equity, and inclusion relevant to all members of the PHHP community.

Meeting ID: 982 6984 7032
Passcode: 138272


universal design for learning dei workshop

Tuesday: 2pm-3pm

Dr. Consuelo Kreider and Truly Hardemon, MEd, will lead a workshop focused on Universal Design for Learning with “UDL as an Entry Point for Enacting DEI in the Classroom:  Practical Strategies.”  This workshop will explore classroom strategies, help participants build an understanding of Universal Design for Learning, and disseminate practical strategies that can be applied in the classroom setting.

Meeting ID: 990 6590 2934
Passcode: 454532


Wednesday, March 10th

samuel proctor oral history project workshop

Wednesday: 3pm – 4pm

Join Adolfho Romero and Marcus Chatfield for a workshop centered on the Samuel Proctor Oral History Project.  The workshop will focus on the content available in the Samuel Proctor Oral History project collections, how to access their resources, and will illustrate how oral histories can be used in teaching and practice.  The workshop will expand on the collaborations and current work in oral history projects including public health practitioners and clinicians, including a range of issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meeting ID: 925 4977 6535
Passcode: 160956


poster session

Wednesday: 4pm – 5pm

For the PHHP DEI Week poster session, please stop by and chat with presenters as they share their research, community engagement projects, and activities related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Each presentation group has a unique Zoom link where they will be for the duration of the session.  Please consider joining each session briefly to stop by and learn about their work!
With this event, we are attempting to mimic an in-person poster session where attendees wander among posters and stop by for a few minutes each.  As we don’t want everyone starting at the same “location,” please consider not starting at poster #1.  An option to consider would be using a random number generator for something between 1 and 21 and starting there, then moving in order through the table with a few minutes at each poster.  Thanks for your support as we try out virtual posters!

Update 3/10: Please use this link to engage with presenters:
Meeting ID: 922 8525 9904
Passcode: 370522


Thursday, March 11th

keynote talk: “stop playing diversity”

Thursday: 12pm – 1pm

We welcome Dr. Monica Cox, Professor of Engineering Education at The Ohio State University, as our PHHP DEI week keynote speaker. Dr. Cox will be giving a talk titled, “Stop Playing Diversity” which will be followed by a Q & A session.

Monica F. Cox, Ph.D., is a Professor of Engineering Education at The Ohio State University and is a 2020 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Fellow. She holds degrees in Mathematics (B.S., Spelman College), Industrial Engineering (M.S., University of Alabama), and Leadership and Policy Studies (Ph.D., Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, 2005). She began her academic career in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, where she earned a Presidential Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), becoming the first African American woman to earn tenure in Purdue’s College of Engineering.
In 2016, she became the Inaugural Chair in the Department of Engineering Education at The Ohio State University. She is the Founder and CEO of STEMinent LLC, which houses educational assessment, professional development, and media offerings. Her research focuses on the use of mixed methodologies to explore questions across the education continuum, particularly why engineering women faculty persist. Dr. Cox has led and collaborated on multidisciplinary projects totaling approximately $16 million and has authored over 130 publications.

Dr. Cox’s presentation will be recorded for those who cannot attend.

Meeting ID: 921 5833 5607
Passcode: 440108


Friday, March 12th

black public health network

Friday: 12pm – 1pm

Join the panel discussion organized by the Black Public Health Network.  For this event student panelists will discuss various aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics, give their thoughts, and provide context and valuable experience.  The panelists are four second year SBS MPH students:  Romae Morgan, Wonjin Kim, Valentina Fandino, and Melanie Hechavarria.  Tyrus Fleetwood will serve as the moderator for this panel.

Meeting ID: 997 6728 9782
Passcode: 611080