Our mission at the School of Public Health is to advance health as a human right for all. Building a diverse and inclusive School is central to this mission and to our commitment to serve the community, the nation, and the world. Bringing together students, faculty, and staff with a range of life experiences creates a dynamic community that offers the contrasting perspectives and ideas needed for public health innovation.
Working together to improve diversity and inclusion in the School empowers us to advance knowledge and to translate research into policy and practice, with a particular focus on closing health disparities experienced by vulnerable and marginalized populations. We continually strive to find new ways to advance diversity and inclusion in a manner that serves every member of the School and the communities with whom we work. We invite you to join us in shaping and advancing this vision for improving diversity and inclusion.
Caroline Kuo, DPhil
Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion for the School of Public Health
Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research)
Also, faculty expressed the desire to support a pipeline of diverse students, postdoctoral trainees, and early faculty, and also to support their own research portfolios in the School of Public Health's Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP). Based on your feedback, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Office of Faculty Affairs at SPH has launched two new resources for you.
1. We have created a resource for faculty investigators (and their students and trainees) summarizing how to take advantage of NIH's Diversity Supplement Program and Diversity Pre-doctoral Training Program.
2. We have launched a periodic grant digest that summarizes (a) grants supporting training of a diverse pipeline of investigators and (b) grants that support research that addresses health equity among diverse but underserved populations.
Both resource sheets provide further information on how the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at SPH and committee can provide tailored support for your applications.