DAC Spotlight

The University of Maryland, Baltimore's (UMB) Diversity Advisory Council highlights students, faculty, and staff members from around the UMB community who are promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Featured Spotlight

  • Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán, MD, MSc

    Assistant professor of global health at the University of Maryland Graduate School seeks to redefine the meaning of leadership in global health through innovative educational approaches.

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Previous 2021 Spotlights

Laura Koo, MS, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC
Laura Koo, MS, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC

UMSON assistant professor has been a leading member of the school’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, helping to facilitate work on two important collaborative efforts during the past year.

Diane Forbes Berthoud, PhD, MA
Diane Forbes Berthoud, PhD, MA

UMB’s first chief equity, diversity, and inclusion officer is focused on the structures, strategies, and tactics needed to produce institutional change.

John McKee, MA
John McKee, MA

Acting vice president of philanthropy advances the cause for diverse, equitable, and inclusive hiring practices at all levels of his department.

The Healing Youth Alliance (HYA)
The Healing Youth Alliance (HYA)

The Healing Youth Alliance (HYA) is a culturally responsive program focused on healing for African American youth.

Diane St. George
Diane Marie St. George, PhD

School of Medicine epidemiologist focuses on efforts to address health disparities in the community.

Tyrone Roper, MSW
Tyrone Roper, MSW

Director of the Community Engagement Center is making a lasting impact on campus and in the community.

Chaz Arnett, JD
Chaz Arnett, JD

Associate professor brings expertise on race, surveillance, and technology to the Francis King Carey School of Law faculty.

Binait Kabir
BINAIT KABIR, DDS ’17, MS

Endodontic resident provides mentorship and coaching that help to improve students’ didactic knowledge and practical skills.