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Speaking of Books: Diversity on the Executive Path

This event is powered by the Research Commons featuring Diane L Dixon, EdD, lecturer in the School of Public Health, with introductions by Nedelina Tchangalova, STEM Librarian for the University Libraries.

The population that healthcare organizations serve is becoming increasingly diverse.  However, racially and ethnically diverse executive leaders in healthcare remain underrepresented.  

In Diversity on the Executive Path: Wisdom and Insights for Navigating to the Highest Levels of Healthcare Leadership, author Diane L. Dixon, EdD, shares the real-life experiences of 12 racially and ethnically diverse hospital and health system CEOs. 

She conducted in-depth, face-to-face interviews to discover what it takes to become a leader at the highest level.  Each chapter includes practical advice from the executives interviewed and additional healthcare leaders for navigating the executive path.

Diane L. Dixon, EdD is an educator, author, speaker and consultant. She has dedicated her career to human and organizational learning, focusing on leadership and organizational development for more than 30 years. Her work in healthcare organizations and research on hospital CEOs inspired her interest in minority executive leadership. Dr. Dixon has been a lecturer at the University of Maryland School of Public Health since 2014.


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
2:00PM - 3:30PM
McK 2109
Faculty/Staff   General Public   Graduate Students   Undergraduate Students