Center for Cell and Gene Therapy

Cell and Gene Therapy Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership

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Rayne Rouce, M.D.

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Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Oncology
Chief Diversity Officer

Valentina Hoyos, M.D.

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Assistant Professor, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
Co-Director, Summer Student Program

Kathryn McKenna, Ph.D.

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Instructor, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
Co-Director Summer Student Program

Katherine King, M.D. Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
Liaison with M.D. Ph.D. Program

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Inclusion and Equity Ambassadors

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Gabriela Llaurador

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Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Hematology Oncology
Inclusion and Equity Ambassador

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Amy Zamora

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Administrative Coordinator, Center for Cell Gene Therapy
Inclusion and Equity Ambassador

Birju Mehta, M.S.

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Research Associate, Center for Cell Gene Therapy
Inclusion and Equity Ambassador

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DEI Task Force and Council

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The Center for Cell Gene Therapy collaborates with the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center in their task force established to promote equity and inclusion in clinical research. The task force led by Dr. Rayne Rouce Rouce and also includes: Drs. Helen Heslop, Laquisa Hill and Valentina Hoyos.

Many Center for Cell Gene Therapy members also serve on the Cancer Center Diversity Council.