Assistant Chief Diversity Officer
Director, Center for Diversity & Inclusion
Leslie is the Assistant Chief Diversity Officer and Vice Provost at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She is the Director of the OHSU Center for Diversity & Inclusion, serving faculty, students and staff through a variety of programs, services and initiatives that address diversity and inclusion issues and initiatives across OHSU.
As Co-Chair of OHSU's Diversity Advisory Committee, Leslie advises the OHSU Executive Leadership Team. She co-supports and manifests the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion as an institutional priority at OHSU.
Associate Director, Center for Diversity & Inclusion
Coordinator for Student Access
Sue oversees the leadership of Employee Resource Groups, facilitates the annual submission of the Healthcare Equality Index, and participates on the Diversity Advisory Council. She also works with OHSU students with disabilities to determine reasonable accommodations, provides learning support services to OHSU students, and co-chairs the Physical Access Committee.
Her secret ambition is to co-host the Ellen DeGeneres Show, renaming the show "Sue Ellen."
Diversity Manager, Faculty Recruitment and Retention
Adrienne is responsible for assisting the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and the Research Mission to increase the diversity outreach of our faculty ranks. In her role, she supports search committees and provides expertise on academic diversity, training, strategies for diversity recruitment and retention.
Prior to OHSU, Adrienne worked for California State University, Sacramento for nearly 20 years. She has served in various capacities: as a research administrator, lecturer, and an instructor in the Ethnic Studies Department.
Maileen serves as CDI's Communications Manager, responsible for getting the word out about university-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives and programs across OHSU and the broader community, through print publications, web and social media. She is the CDI communications resource for diversity and inclusion initiatives, and manages the creation, development and ongoing updates of CDI communications materials. She also conducts community outreach among diverse groups.
An avid hiker and photographer, Maileen enjoys exploring national parks in the American West, and is enamored by Colorado's 14ers.
Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator
Ebony assists prospective students who are interested in pursuing an OHSU degree program, particularly offering assistance to students who are disadvantaged and/or underrepresented in health and science careers. She conducts community outreach, partners with health and science advisors and counselors of universities, colleges and community organizations to identify prospective students. Ebony enjoys spending time with family and traveling.
An integral part of the CDI team since 2011, Brittany serves as the Administrative Coordinator for OHSU's Diversity Advisory Committee and the Physical Access Committee.
Rola is responsible for a host of office and administrative duties. She coordinates sponsorship requests, assists with budget planning, and helps manage logistics for CDI events. She assists OHSU student groups with event planning, and provides communications support for the CDI Director and team. Rola identifies as Arab-American, and enjoys traveling, attending and planning cultural and community events.
Jose is a student at Portland State University, studying Health Sciences. He has been working at CDI for two years, supporting staff with ad-hoc projects, covering the front desk, and assisting at events. His research skills are instrumental in helping update the Diversity Resource Guide, which will be published in spring 2013.