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Yale: Mayur Desai Appointed Yale School of Public Health Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dr. Mayur Desai, an associate professor in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health and a four-time recipient of the Yale School of Public Health’s Distinguished Teaching Award, has been appointed the inaugural associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Dr. Desai, who also serves as director of the Advanced Professional MPH Program, will work with school leadership to create a learning and working environment that promotes belonging, inclusion, social justice and health equity. The associate dean’s responsibilities include developing and implementing training to reduce conscious and unconscious bias and aggression, and engaging students, staff, faculty and alumni to increase diversity at the school.

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