Contact the DEI team

SHARE AN IDEA

If you have a concern about diversity, equity or inclusion that impacts the U-M School of Nursing community, or just want to share your idea or have some support, you can contact the Chief Inclusion Officer directly at rushika@med.umich.edu or submit items to our DEI suggestion box.

If you would rather remain anonymous, but have something to say, you can call 1-844-SON-TALK and leave a message.

Meet our team

Rushika Patel, Ph.D.

Chief Inclusion Officer

734-647-0143

rushika@umich.edu

Patricia Coleman-Burns, Ph.D.

DEI Strategic Planning Co-Lead

734-763-5964

pcb@umich.edu

Sheria G. Robinson-Lane, Ph.D.

Co-Chair of U-M School of Nursing Faculty & Staff of Color Workgroup

 734-764-9280

grices@med.umich.edu

 

Renee Pitter

Co-Chair of U-M School of Nursing Faculty & Staff of Color Workgroup

raltrine@umich.edu

Akshay Sharma, Ph.D.

Chair, U-M School of Nursing LGBT Faculty Network

734-647-0151

akshaydr@umich.edu

 

Jade Burns, Ph.D.

Inclusive Teaching Liaison

734-936-5311

curryj@umich.edu

 

Nadia Charania, Ph.D.

Inclusive Teaching Liaison

734-647-0137

charania@umich.edu

 

Megan Eagle, MSN

Inclusive Teaching Liaison 

734-764-5506

megeagle@umich.edu

Lindsey Freysinger

Inclusive Teaching Liaison

elfrey@umich.edu

 

Lee Roosevelt

Inclusive Teaching Liaison

morgaine@umich.edu

Rob Stephenson

Inclusive Teaching Liaison

rbsteph@umich.edu

Patricia Tillman-Meakins, Ph.D.

Inclusive Teaching Liaison

734-763-1679

ptillman@umich.edu

 

Megan Belansky

Administrative Assistant Intermediate to Dr. Rushika Patel

meganbel@med.umich.edu

Fiyinfoluwa Morenikeji

DEI GSSA and Brave Space Coordinator

fmoreni@umich.edu