Civil Rights Week: Dr. Ricardo Nulia

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Please join the Institute for Human Rights along with our other co-sponsors from across the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the DEI offices from the School of Health Professions, Heersink School of Medicine, School of Nursing and the School of Public Health as we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement with a week of events including Dr. Ricardo Nulia will be one of the keynote speakers for the Alabama Association of Higher Education Diversity Officers Fall 2023 Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is “Advancing the Promise: Enhancing Structural Equity to Promote Justice for All.”

ALAHEDO is excited to announce Dr. Ricardo Nulia as one of the keynote speakers for the Fall 2023 Conference. Dr. Nulia is an associate professor of medicine, medical ethics, and health policy at Baylor College of Medicine, where he directs the Humanities Expression and Arts Lab [HEAL] program. His work and research on the use of arts and humanities in medical practice have been supported by the Association of American Medical Colleges, and he has received fellowships for his writing from MacDowell, Yaddo, the Logan Nonfiction Program, and the Texas Institute of Letters. His features and essays have appeared in Texas Monthly, The New York Times Sunday Review, VQR, The Atlantic.com, and the New England Journal of Medicine. His short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, McSweeney’s, Guernica, and other magazines.

Registration is required to attend the Fall 2023 Conference keynote address. 

Friday, October 13, 2023 at 10:15am to 11:45am

Hill Student Center, Ballrooms
1400 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233

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