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Power of Diversity Lecture Series—“Diversity in Academia: Challenges in the Era of COVID”

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Join the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity for the next spring Power of Diversity Lecture Series event, “Diversity in Academia: Challenges in the Era of COVID-19,” Thursday, March 18, at 3 p.m. Register for the lecture.

The lecture, titled “Diversity in Academia: Challenges in the Era of COVID,” will be presented by Amy Hise, associate professor of pathology and international health at Case Western Reserve University and a physician at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Her research focuses on innate immunity to infectious pathogens including parasites, fungal infections and the Rift Valley fever virus.

Hise has been active in promoting diversity and inclusion within the CWRU School of Medicine and on university and national committees. She is a member and past president of the Women Faculty School of Medicine committee, chair of the School of Medicine Committee on Women and Minority Faculty and a member of the dean’s Ad-hoc Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. She also serves on the university’s Faculty Senate Committee on Women and on the Gender Diversity Task Force of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA). In fall 2020, Hise received AMWA’s Exceptional Mentor Award.

She is the co-author of “Empowering Women: Moving from Awareness to Action at the Immunology of Fungal Infections Gordon Research Conference,” which appeared in Pathogens in 2019.