Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

April 20, 2016

2016 Kelly Lecture Draws Large Crowd on Parent & Family Weekend

A crowd of over 150 filled wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House during UW Parent and Family Weekend to attend the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s 12th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture featuring Dr. Janice Sabin, April 8.

2016 Kelly Distinguished Faculty LectureA UW research associate professor in the UW School of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, Sabin’s lecture examined issues of hidden bias in health care, including her decade-long research on the subject.

A video of of the lecture is available here.

Providing opening remarks prior to the lecture were Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine (OMA&D tribal liaison and director of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ), Dr. Gabriel Gallardo (interim vice president for minority affairs and vice provost for diversity) and Dr. Peter Tarczy-Hornoch (professor and chair in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Information). Guests enjoyed a pre-lecture reception.

eNews button Summer 2016Sabin is also an adjunct research associate professor in the UW School of Social Work and affiliated faculty with the UW School of Medicine Center for Health, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Inaugurated in 2005, this lecture series honors the late Dr. Kelly, UW’s first vice president for the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (1970). It is dedicated to acknowledging the work of distinguished faculty by spotlighting research focused on diversity and social justice.

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Photos by Karen Orders