Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Mission

diversity logoThe mission of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is to promote respect, equity, dignity, and equal opportunities for all individuals of the Salus community.

The committee’s role is to inform, advise, and guide the Office of the President on ways to develop, support, and offer solutions to promote an inclusive and diverse university community.
 
To make a suggestion to improve the Salus campus climate or to report an event or behavior that is not aligned with an inclusive, respectful community, please email diversity@salus.edu.
Salus University Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Members
  • Rasheeda Barlow, Patient Access Coordinator
  • James Brand, '22AUD
  • Brianna Brim, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, CLIPP, Assistant Professor, College of Health Sciences, Education and Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy Program
  • Melissa Cinciruk, Associate Director of Admissions
  • Alyshah Hassam, '22OD
  • Monae Kelsey, Associate Director of Student Engagement; Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Chad Killen, OD, Instructor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Brooke Kruemmling, PhD, COMS, Associate Provost; Associate Professor - Committee Chair
  • Amy Lustig, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, College of Health Sciences, Education and Rehabilitation, Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Camille Menns, '21OT
  • Candida Mulligan, Admissions Officer
  • Kenneth Newton, MS, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, College of Health Sciences, Education and Rehabilitation, Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Jacqueline Patterson, Vice President, Institutional Advancement and Community Relations
  • Carlos Rodriguez, Director, Safety & Security
  • Ruth Shoge, OD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Lachelle Smith, MS, CVRT, Assistant Professor, College of Health Sciences, Education and Rehabilitation, Blindness & Low Vision Studies
  • Satya Verma, OD, FAAO, FNAP, Diplomate, Director of Externship Programs; Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Emily Vasile, MAT, TVI, MS, CLVT, Assistant Professor, College of Health Sciences, Education and Rehabilitation, Blindness & Low Vision Studies