Tag: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

James Griffin Is the First Black President of the Medical Staff at University of Texas Southwestern Hospital

Dr. Griffin was born at the University of Texas Southwestern's Parkland Memorial Hospital in 1958 when the delivery ward was still segregated. Over six decades later, he will be the hospital's first Black president of medical staff.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

A Quartet of African Americans Who Have Been Assigned New Diversity Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new roles relating to diversity in higher education are Barbara Lofton of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Linwood B. Whitten at Cleveland State University, Shawna Nesbitt at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and Nicole Hodges Persley at the University of Kansas.

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