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Daniel I. Linzer Awards for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Equity

Congratulations to the 2021 Recipients

Myrna García

Myrna García

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Latina and Latino Studies, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Myrna García is recognized for her enormous impact improving the climate for students through her many roles on campus, including Weinberg College advisor, faculty chair for the Residential College of Cultural and Community Studies and faculty advisor for La Alianza Latinx, an undergraduate student organization. Through her work founding a diversity, equity and inclusion committee for Weinberg College advisors to her collaboration with many offices and staff across campus, García is a deeply committed champion of equity and inclusion.
Roberto López-Rosado, Tobey DeMott Yeates, Ana Maria Acosta, Heather Henderson

Roberto López-Rosado, Tobey DeMott Yeates, Ana Maria Acosta, Heather Henderson

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine

Roberto López-Rosado (Assistant Professor), Tobey DeMott Yeates (Assistant Professor), Ana Maria Acosta (Associate Professor), and Heather Henderson (Assistant Professor) are recognized for their initiative to facilitate difficult conversations and develop a comprehensive, ongoing effort to create a more inclusive department. Their strategic planning has had an impressive impact on admissions recruiting, high school outreach and curriculum changes. They serve as a model for effective positive change within a unit.