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Arkansas: Dr. Keneshia Bryant-Moore Named Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Keneshia Bryant-Moore was recently named the assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion for the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

In this role, she will provide leadership toward the recruitment, retention, development and career advancement of diverse faculty, staff and students in the college; the development of an inclusive college environment, climate and culture; and the collaboration between the college and broader university toward the advancement of broad diversity, equity and inclusion goals and objectives.

Dr. Bryant-Moore is also an associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. She has extensive training and experience in community-based participatory research, with a focus on health disparities and inequities experienced by minority racial/ethnic groups and vulnerable populations. She has been a nurse for nearly 20 years, providing direct patient care, health education, program planning, and implementation. She co-directs the Community Engagement and Dissemination Core of the Arkansas Center for Health Disparities and has led the development of the Arkansas FAITH (Faith Academic Initiatives for Transforming Health) Network. By engaging the faith network, she works to address the health and social needs of diverse groups of vulnerable populations, including pregnant women facing housing insecurity.

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