Announcing new Diversity Scholars Lecture Series

Announcing new Diversity Scholars Lecture Series

Dr. Mary Lou de Leon SiantzThe UW School of Nursing is proud to announce the first speaker in the new Diversity Scholars Lecture Series. Dr. Mary Lou de Leon Siantz will present Diversity and Inclusion: Leading Strategic Transformation of 21st Century Nursing.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:30 to 1:20 p.m.
Health Sciences Building, Turner Auditorium, D-209

Dr. de Leon Siantz is a visiting professor of diversity, equity and inclusion at the UW School of Nursing. She is a professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis where she teaches and mentors students in leadership and policy, and conducts research in population health partnering with rural Latino agricultural communities.

She is the Founding Director of the Center for Multicultural Perspectives on Science (CAMPOS) an NSF sponsored research center whose mission is to support discovery by promoting diversity in science through an inclusive environment that began with Latinas.

Her current research is a binational migration study in partnership with the University of Guadalajara, in which she compares the migration experience of 14- to 17-year-old girls from the rural areas of Mexico to California and back, and its impact on their mental and reproductive health.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the UW School of Nursing Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Health Equity Research Group, and the Center for Global Health Nursing; and the Health Sciences Diversity Collaborative.