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CIPhER Seminar: Cross Cultural Classroom Engagement: Perspectives from the Health Science Sciences and Education

August 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Cross Cultural Classroom Engagement: Perspectives from the Health Science Sciences and Education

12:00 pm – 1:30 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2019, Beard 200 & Karpen 103

Inclusive teaching and learning practices are instrumental in creating and maintaining a learning environment where all participants are fully engaged and respected, and where all participants are open to ideas, perspectives, and ways of thinking that are distinct from their own. These practices support meaningful and accessible learning for all students. This session will consist of panelists that are engaged in creating inclusive learning.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, August 27, at 5 p.m.

To Register Click Here

The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School Of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program 0046-9999-19-132-L04-P/T provides 1.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE registration and the online evaluation of the program (found on the Learning Express CE site). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**

Presenter Information:

Carla White, BS Pharm, RPh

Associate Dean, Organizational Diversity and Inclusion

Carla White is the Associate Dean for Organizational Diversity and Inclusion and is responsible for developing the vision, mission and a comprehensive strategy for leveraging diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences to optimize organizational effectiveness. In her role, she works broadly to create and sustain a mindset of diversity and inclusion in everything that we do to advance the School’s vision and become a national model to impact human health worldwide. Dean White has achieved national prominence for her work, including numerous invited speaking engagements and publishing a number of peer-reviewed articles on leadership, strategic planning, communication, diversity, and education.

Emily Boehm, PhD

Faculty Development Consultant

Emily Boehm came to Carolina in August from a position at Duke as an instructor of Evolutionary Anthropology, where she redesigned her courses around active learning and inclusive pedagogy. Dr. Boehm was a Teaching for Equity Fellow while at Duke, engaged in a year-long cohort exploring the role of race and racism in our classrooms and on campus. At UNC, she is a Faculty Development Consultant where she continues to promote and support active and inclusive teaching among Carolina faculty.

Christopher Faison

Former Coordinator, UNC Men of Color Engagement

Chris Faison served as the former Coordinator for UNC Men of Color Engagement in the College of Arts & Sciences. A double-graduate of UNC, Chris is committed to expanding educational opportunities for students who are perceived to be on the fringes of society. His spectrum of experiences include: secondary school teaching and educational administration, financial aid, and policy analysis for former NC State Senator Angela Bryant. Chris has also served as an E.A. Morris Fellow & Emerging Leader where he worked to address problems in nonprofit, education, and government through collaborations in public and private sectors; and as a National Governors Association (NGA) Scholar with the NGA Center for Best Practices in the Education Division.

Raul Necochea, PhD

Associate Professor, UNC School of Medicine

Raul Necochea is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine. His research deals with the history of medicine and science. He is the author of A History of Family Planning in Twentieth Century Peru (UNC Press, 2014), and is working on a new book on the history of cervical cancer in Latin America. He teaches and mentors students in all four years of medical school and in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Brenda Mitchell, PhD

Associate Chair for Student Services and AHEC Operations

Brenda Mitchell is Associate Chair for Student Services and AHEC Operations in the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  In this role, she oversees aspects of student clinical rotations and arranges for faculty to present continuing education programs as requested by the regional AHECs throughout the state.  She has maintained a faculty appointment in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences since 1996 and has taught undergraduate and graduate levels in Speech Language Pathology.


Event FAQ

  • Lunch will be provided from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. When you register via Learning Express CE, please indicate if you will be joining us for lunch.
  • A Zoom link will be provided prior to the session via a confirmation email for registrants who indicate that they will attend the session remotely.
  • Parking passes are available only for guests and visitors employed at locations outside of the UNC campus. Please bring your parking deck ticket to the event to receive a pass.


August 30, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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