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Women's History Month 2023

Women in Leadership: A Panel Discussion

April 3, 4:30 p.m.

Join us for a virtual panel discussion featuring:

  • Diane Durham, Ph.D., senior associate dean, Faculty Affairs and Development 
  • Sally L. Maliski, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean, KU School of Nursing-Kansas City  
  • Jerrihlyn L. McGee, DNP, RN, CNE, vice chancellor, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  
  • Liskin Swint-Kruse, Ph.D., department chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  
  • Belinda Vail, M.D., MS, department chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health 

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Coffee & Conversation: A Celebration of Women at KU Medical Center

March 16, 10 a.m.

Join us for a virtual panel discussion featuring:

  • Deena Woodall, MSN, RN, clinical instructor, KU School of Nursing-Salina
  • Joan Lewis-Wambi, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Cancer Biology, KU School of Medicine
  • Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D., general internist, Department of Internal Medicine, KU School of Medicine-Wichita
  • Sufi Thomas, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Otolaryngology, KU School of Medicine

Register online to join via Zoom. 

Monday, March 21, 2022


Joycelyn Elders portraitDr. Joycelyn Elders
First African American Surgeon General

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar portraitDr. Jennifer Taylor-Cousar
National Jewish Health Professor of Adult and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Michele Wright portraitDr. Michele Wright
Co-Founder and Board Chair of the National Organization of African Americans with Cystic Fibrosis

Moderated by Dr. Jerrihlyn McGee and Dr. Deepika Polineni

Presented by KU Medical Center Women in Medicine and Science, KU Medical Center Office for Diversity and Inclusion and The University of Kansas Health System

Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

University of Kansas Medical Center
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Mailstop 2015
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-3319
Fax: 913-588-1412