Nov. 2 — School of Nursing associate dean for diversity featured in Johns Hopkins magazine Piri Ackerman-Barger, the associate dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was recently featured in a question and answer article in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing magazine, On the Pulse. In the article, “Q&A with Dr. Kupiri Ackerman-Barger: Skills to Become Equity-Minded,” Piri discussed her journey into nursing, health equity and social justice. She visited the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing to lead a three-part series, Excellence in Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity: Skills to Become Equity-Minded Nurses. The workshops were offered to support the school’s faculty through difficult conversations about health equity and diversity. Piri is nationally recognized for her research and work to create diverse and inclusive learning environments for students in the health professions.