EVMS Diversity and Inclusion held a series of speakers in January and February focused on diversity, inclusion and equity as well as its impact on Hampton Roads. Watch full recordings from this series on the EVMS YouTube channel.

January 11

Norfolk: The Enduring Legacies of a Racially Bifurcated Society and the Hope for Change

Cassandra L. Newby-Alexander, PhD
Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Professor of History
Director, Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center for African Diaspora Studies
Norfolk State University


January 13

Man wearing a dress shirt sitting in front of a window. Updated 1-8-2021

Rising to the Challenges of Race, Gender, and Being Human: Stereotype Threat and Imposter Syndrome

Joshua Aronson 
Associate Professor of Applied Psychology
New York University

February 17

From Equity Talk to Equity Walk: Higher Education

Tia Brown McNair, EDD
Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Student Success and
Executive Director for the TRHT Campus Centers
Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success
Association of American Colleges and Universities

February 26

At the Intersection of Equity, Science and Social Justice: Role of the Academic Health System

Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Capital Region Health
University of Maryland Medical System