“Teaching Public Health: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Justice” symposium open to all

Updated 6/15/20: On June 4, Boston University held a symposium panel titled "Teaching Public Health: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Justice." This tripartite series, held over multiple days, explores best practices in inclusive pedagogy. Watch the first two panel discussions here. The first panel features Senior Associate Dean Linda Alexander alongside other public health experts. For additional information, refer to the original announcement (May 29) below. 

All WVU School of Public Health faculty are invited to join expert panelists from across the country for “Teaching Public Health: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Justice.” Hosted by Boston University School of Public Health, the three-part symposium will explore best practices in inclusive pedagogy. Speakers, including Senior Associate Dean for Academic, Student and Faculty Affairs Linda Alexander, Ed.D., will address educational policies, course design, content and other approaches that optimize learning for all students.

The first panel, titled “Inclusivity in Course Design and Education Policies,” will take place Thursday, June 4 from 4:30-6 p.m. Featured speakers for this session include Alexander, who also serves as chair of the ASPPH Diversity and Inclusion Section; Erin Driver-Linn, dean for education, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Janice Bowie, director DRPH Program, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health; and Raygine DiAquoi, assistant professor of sociomedical sciences, assistant dean, Office of Diversity, Culture and Inclusion, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.

The second panel, “Best Practices in Teaching More Inclusively,” will take place Tuesday, June 9 from 4:30-6 p.m., and the final session featuring a keynote address titled “Stakes is High: Embedding a Sense of Urgency in Public Health Education,” student remarks and a Q&A discussion will take place Wednesday, June 17 at from 4:30-6 p.m.

All sessions are free and will be hosted on Zoom. RSVP online.