Black Alliance Resource Group


The Black Alliance seeks to cultivate an environment that promotes equity and inclusiveness through professional mobility, cultural responsibility, networking, education and programs highlighting cultural awareness, diversity, unconscious bias and global thinking at UTMB.

Black Alliance Vision

  • Vision

    To provide a safe space and professional resources for underrepresented individuals affected by systemic racism, discrimination, and inequalities and to encourage solidarity amongst all staff, faculty, and students.

  • Leadership Committee

    Executive Sponsors
    Dr. Janet Southerland
    Dr. David Brown

    Richard M. Walker

    Advisory Board Members
    Steven J. Baines
    Caren Brownfield
    Tammie Collins
    Lorraine Hunter-Simpson
    Vickie Jones (Founder)
    Soshe Mayes
    Shawn McCann
    Dr. Jayco McCowan (Founder)
    Marquelyn Ward
    Meisha Wilson-Leonard

Meetings and Events

Group meetings and other networking events are held regularly and cover a variety of educational and motivational topics. All members of the UTMB community are invited to attend.

Black Alliance Events

Learn More

Want more information on how to get involved? Get added to our email list!

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  • First and last names
  • Contact email
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  • Department
  • Job title