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Kupiri Ackerman-Barger



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Today on Amplify Nursing, we talk with Dr. Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate dean of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and professor at the University of California Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.

With a strong background in both nursing and education, Dr. Ackerman-Barger has worked extensively on the advancement of workforce diversity, education equity, and institutional sustainability throughout her career.

Dr. Ackerman-Barger talks with us about her pathway into nursing, the challenges of addressing diversity in healthcare, the impact of stereotype threat and microaggressions on learning outcomes, and the importance of promoting not only diversity but inclusion as well.