Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Juneteenth Grand Rounds Lecture “Amplifying the Need to Center Equity and Diversity in Research for Alzheimer’s Disease: Community Engaged Approaches”


The Department of Neurology will host Ishan C. Williams, PhD, FGSA, Associate Professor of Nursing, as our Juneteenth Grand Rounds Lecturer. Her lecture is titled "Amplifying the Need to Center…

Date: Jun 17, 2022 - Jun 17, 2022

Start Time: 12:00 pm

End Time: 1:00 pm

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Juneteenth Celebration


Beginning Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 19, the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center offers a Juneteenth Celebration. Events include honoring of local ancestors, a Juneteenth parade, an emancipation…

Date: Jun 17, 2022 - Jun 19, 2022

Join the School of Medicine in Celebrating Juneteenth


On Monday, June 20, the UVA School of Medicine will close to observe Juneteenth. This is the second year that the University has officially recognized the holiday. And this year,…

Judy Pointer Retirement


After 15 years of service Judy Pointer will retire on July 1, 2022. Judy joined the UVA family in 2006, and has been instrumental in building lasting relationships with many…

Tracy Downs — A Catalyst for Change


Dr. Downs was interviewed by UVA Health about his background and vision for building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution. Read the full interview.

Statement Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo


The multiple hate crimes of this past weekend were horrific. The racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, NY on Saturday, killing ten people and injuring three others — 11…

Amal Abu Libdeh, MD, Appeared in Major News Outlets Meeting with the King of Jordan


Amal Abu Libdeh, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology, and other Jordanian American physicians were recently extended the great honor to meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.…

Maurice Apprey, PhD, Retires After 42 Years


Dr. Apprey retires as professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, where he's worked to attract and retain minority students. Read the UVA Today article.