The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility/Anti-racism (DEIA) Task Force is dedicated to developing actionable and sustainable recommendations, guidance, leadership and resources in support of the School’s commitment to building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive institution.
To promote diversity initiatives within the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy through support and development of equity and inclusion practices and education aimed to eliminate discrimination, disparities and inequity.
- Personal Growth
- Cultural Diversity
- Community Engagement
The DEIA Task force shall advise the School of Pharmacy with respect to:
- Developing specific goals and objectives that support the school of pharmacy’s DEIA mission
- Reviewing and recommending practices or processes to promote the school of pharmacy’s DEIA mission
- Promoting and providing guidance and support for ongoing DEIA educational and personal growth opportunities for students, faculty, and staff
- Identifying activities to further DEIA initiatives within the School of Pharmacy
- Serving as a point of contact for coordination and collaboration on individual courses within the school of pharmacy
Task Force Statement
It is the shared responsibility of The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and its community to uphold the foundational principles of promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and anti-racism. All students, faculty and staff have a moral and professional obligation to create an environment respectful of diversity, including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, age, culture, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, religion and ability.
Our goal is to value and support the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our students and community to achieve an environment for all to thrive in. Through a culture of collaboration and respect, we can continue to grow, develop and excel in an ever-changing society and healthcare community.
If you have experienced or have witnessed bias or behaviors that do not align with this statement, please contact one of the individuals below in order for us to continue to promote inclusive excellence:
Deputy Title IX Coordinators
If you wish to report incidents of harassment and discrimination (including civil rights offenses, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, retaliation, and stalking or bullying) to the University, please use the anonymous Discrimination and Harassment Reporting Form.
|May 2nd, 2023||Faculty, Staff, and Student Presentation: Inclusive Language Matters|
|April 4th, 2023||Faculty Development Teaching for Equity: Leading from the Classroom|
March 25th, 2023
Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Symposium: Impact of Implicit Bias in Healthcare
Keynote Speaker: Dan Kimbrough
|March 22nd, 2022||
Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Symposium: Exploring the Drivers of Structural Racism on Health Inequities and Advocating for Change
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Vicki T. Sapp
The Task Force shall be composed of volunteer faculty, staff, and students who report to the dean.