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The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences’ Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (OEDI&CE) aims to increase health equity across all aspects of our SHRS programs to impactfully reduce health disparities in clinical learning and practice while simultaneously improving community engagement efforts that benefit our community and the institution. These efforts include but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum Review
  • EDI Trainings and Culture Surveys
  • SHRS EDI Council
  • Weekly Office Hours for Students, Faculty, and Staff
  • Heritage Month Celebrations
  • Microaggression Reporting Tool
  • SHRS Affinity Groups/Safe Spaces
  • Wellness Pavilion Programs
  • Interdepartmental Graduate Study Abroad Course
  • Future Health Care Provider Outreach Program (FHCPOP)
  • Faculty, Staff, and/or Student Recruitment, Retention, Promotion, and Restorative Mediation Plans
  • Faculty, Student, and/or Staff Mentorship Plans
  • Pathway and Faculty Advisory Trainings
  • Research and grant opportunities that target Health Disparities, social determinants of health (SDOH), and recruitment/retention of diverse faculty, staff, and students in the Health Sciences

Main contacts:

  • Nancy Gauvin, EdD, CCC-SLP, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
  • Anastasia White, M.Ed., Senior Director of Strategic Programs and Services
  • Sam Mozden, MSHEA, Program Coordinator