Diversity Advisory Group


Established in 2016, the Diversity Advisory Group is composed of individuals of diverse backgrounds from the three schools on the BUMC campus, as well as the hospital. The purpose of the Advisory Group is to serve as a bi-directional communication channel between the Diversity Offices in each of the three schools, and their respective diversity-related domains. The group serves as a sounding board to discuss diversity-related matters on campus, and to provide balanced guidance in this space.

In addition to the Deans in the Diversity & Inclusion Office, please feel free to communicate with any of the members of the Advisory Group listed below regarding your thoughts and/or suggestions regarding diversity-related matters on campus.



OgeOgechukwu Nwanegwo
President of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA)


barbaracatchings_editedBarbara Catchings
Director, Employment & Employee Relations
Boston Medical Center


sheila chapman_editedSheila Chapman
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine


Yvette CozierYvette Cozier
Assistant Professor
Slone Epidemiology Center


Dunham_Dr _Larry_EDITEDLarry Dunham
Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Medical Dentistry


Kaplan_editedSamantha Kaplan, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director of the Early Medical School Selection Program


David F Keough_EDITEDDavid F Keough
Bio-Med Photographer
Boston University Medical Center Communications Office


profile_justin_editedJustin McCummings
Program Manager, Office of Minority Physician Recruitment


rafael_editedRafael A. Ortega, MD
Department of Anesthesiology
Vice-Chairman of Academic Affairs


Michael Orlow_EDitedMichael Paasche-Orlow
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine


andreaAndrea Alonso
Community Outreach Chair of the Latino Medical Student Association


Jason Sherer_EDITEDJason A. Sherer, MD, MPH
BUSM 2016 alumnus
Resident in Internal Medicine


Zumwalt-New-e1332268333524Ann Zumwalt, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology