Institute for Diversity

A Call to Action: The Importance of Eliminating Health Care Disparities

The Institute for Diversity in Health Management, in collaboration with Equity of Care, recently interviewed health care professionals from across the country on the importance of eliminating health care disparities at "Equity: Moving Beyond Diversity", the Institute's 2014 National Leadership and Education Conference. 

To view these videos at Equity of Care, please click here.




AnMed Health
Anderson, SC
Juana Spears-Slade
Director, Diversity and Language Services
American Leadership Council (ALC) Member

Greenville Health System
Greenville, SC
Kinneil Coltman
Chief Diversity Officer, ALC Member
American Hospital Association
Washington, DC
Rich Umbdenstock
President and CEO
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ
Wayne Boatwright
Vice President, Cultural Diversity
American Leadership Council Member
Cambridge Health Alliance
Boston, MA
Rick de Filippi
Trustee & Former Chairman of the Board
2014 Board Chair, IFD
Froedtert Health
Milwaukee, WI
Emily Blend
Infusion Clinic
Institute for Diversity in Health Management
Chicago, IL
Frederick D. Hobby
President and CEO
American Leadership Council Member
Ohio Health
Columbus, OH
Chrishonda Smith
System Director

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Hanover, NH
Leonard Greenhalgh

Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET)
Chicago, IL
Maulik Joshi
AnMed Health
Anderson, SC
John Miller Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Dupont Hospital
Fort Wayne, IN
Bonnie Hanson
Fmr., Chief Operating Officer
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
New York, NY
Ram Raju, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Health Services Executives
Tampa, FL
Roy Hawkins, Jr.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Wisconsin, WI
Sharon Coffee
Manager, Nursing Practice
Cert. Commission for Healthcare Interpreters
Karin Ruschke
CCHI Commissioner
Northwest Community Healthcare
Arlington Heights, IL
Raymond Grady
Woman's Hospital
Baton Rouge, LA
Teri Fontenot
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bridgeport Hospital
Shelton, CT
Shawna Denise Hall
Critical Care Resource Support Nurse