Dr. Christine Carter-Kent and colleague.

Dean's Diversity Council

The College of Medicine Diversity Committee was initially formed in the Spring of 2001 and was charged with discussing and updating the college’s statement on faculty and student diversity, establishing new goals for diversity within the College of Medicine, and assessing recruitment and retention of residents, post-docs, and faculty. The immediate goal of the committee was to develop a 5-year diversity plan for the College of Medicine. The committee also developed a diversity assessment that served as a method for creating a standardized database for assessing progress in the area of diversity. The unwavering dedication and hard work of the Diversity Committee have led to great strides in diversity. Currently, all departments within the College of Medicine have established 5-year diversity plans that are in line with the College of Medicine’s diversity plan. Diversity committee members serve as liaisons to each department, assisting with departmental plans, and providing diversity-related resources. These efforts have positioned us to strengthen the achievement of our mission and to enhance diversity in the College of Medicine.

Michael de Arellano, Ph.D. Chair
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity
Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
dearelma@musc.edu

Sarah Book, M.D., MSCR    
Associate Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
booksw@musc.edu

Leah Fryml, M.D.
Resident
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
fryml@musc.edu

David Garr, M.D.
ALFAC
Associate Dean for Community Medicine
Executive Director, SC AHEC
Professor
Family Medicine
garrdr@musc.edu  

Leoni Gordon, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development
Radiology Residency Program Director
Director of Nuclear Medicine
Professor
Radiology
gordonl@musc.edu 

Myra Haney-Singleton, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
College of Medicine Dean's Office
haneymk@musc.edu

Kelli Jenkins, BS
Program Coordinator for Diversity
College of Medicine Dean’s Office
andke@musc.edu

Natalie Johnson, MA
Assistant Dean for Diversity Affairs
College of Medicine Dean's Office
johnsong@musc.edu

Selina Juarez
Student

Shaun Nguyen, M.D.
Associate Professor
Otolaryngology
nguyensh@musc.edu

Paul Pritchard, M.D.
Residency Training Director
Professor
Neurology
pritchap@musc.edu

Angela Ybarra, MHA
Program Administrator
Graduate Medical Education
ybarra@musc.edu