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University Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator

willette burnham, university chief diversity officer
Willette Burnham-Williams, PhD


Cultual Spotlight | Campus Events During Black History Month 2018


Black History Month Guest Speaker: Dr. Emily Moore, Retired Assoc. Dean of CHP
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
CHP A105
Food will be provided for the first 30 students from Dellz
Sponsored by College of Health Professions Student Diversity Leadership Council


Annual Black History Awards Program
Friday, February 16, 2018, starting at 5:00 p.m.
Drug Discovery Auditorium
Reception will follow in the lobby
Please contact Natalie Johnson for more information:


Diversity Alumni Speaker Series: Dr. Dachelle Johnson, Medication Safety Officer
Monday, February 19, 2018, at 12:00 p.m.
Basic Science Building 302
Lunch provided. Register at
Sponsored by Student Programs and Student Diversity


Black History Month Workshop: Foundations of Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice in Academic Health Care, Featuring: Dr. Kathy Obear
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00am
Basic Science Building 302
Registration on MyQuest required
Please contact Paula Sutton for more information:
Sponsored by the Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Black History Month Noon Day Lecture: Workplace Civility and Social Justice
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Basic Science Building – 1st Floor Auditorium
Lunch will be provided for the first 50 attendees
register on MyQuest
Sponsored by the Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


IMPACT SERIES - Discuss Cultural Factors Surrounding Healthcare Delivery: Dr. Skylar Stewart, Urology Specialist, MUSC
Thursday, February 22, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
CHP A105
Lunch will be provided for participants. RSVP at:
Sponsored by College of Health Professions, MUSC


Conversations with People of the African Diaspora 
Thursday, February 22, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
University Hospital 2 West Ampitheater 
Sponsored by MUSC Health Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Register in MyQuest
Contact Stepanie Taylor for more information:


College of Pharmacy Black History Month Celebration 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. 
Baruch Auditorium 
Sponsored by the Collge of Pharmacy 
Register here







The University Chief Diversity Officer is responsible for the leadership and management of the University’s strategic diversity initiatives and multi-faceted diversity programs.  The CDO works directly with the 6 colleges, research and support business units to further MUSC’s values, priorities, mission and vision.  The CDO and her staff are responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external community stakeholders including students, faculty and staff to ensure that organizational priorities and goals pertaining to equity, inclusion and excellence are institutionalized, sustained and measured in order to “create an inclusive experience for the lives we touch.” 

The University CDO reports to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations and serves on the President’s University Leadership Council.

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Department of Diversity,
Equity & Inclusion

173 Ashley Avenue, MSC 502
Basic Science Building
Room 104

Charleston, SC 29425-5020

Office: 843-792-1072
Fax: 843-792-1288



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