Biennial Diversity and Inclusion Conference

Dr. James Jackson, author of “Clearing the Fog: From Surviving to Thriving with Long COVID,” will be the keynote speaker for the 2024 CHHS Diversity and Inclusion Conference on Friday, March 22. The theme of the 2024 conference is Advancing Health Equity.

Dr. Jackson is a licensed psychologist specializing in neuropsychology and cognitive rehabilitation and was recently featured on NPR’s Fresh Air.

In addition to delivering the keynote at our conference, Dr. Jackson will also deliver the 2024 Burian Lecture on Thursday, March 21.


Conference schedule

Advancing Health Equity

Friday, March 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

9 to 10 a.m.Keynote Presentation: Dr. James JacksonCHHS 4010
10:15 to 11:15 a.m.Breakout Sessions: TBDVarious; TBD
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Panel Discussion:
Inequities in health care and its impact on patients/clients
CHHS 4010

Past conferences

About the conference

The conference on diversity and inclusion brings WMU faculty, staff, administrators and students together with professionals from a variety of disciplines and community members to learn from each other and to identify strategies that will facilitate improved health outcomes for diverse members of our local and global communities.

The conference includes a lecture and keynote, one-hour workshops and poster sessions developed by students and faculty.