ABRC Event. Special joint seminar hosted by Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Department of Basic Medical Sciences

Monday, April 22, 2024 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

475 N. 5th Street
Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB) Classroom E113
Phoenix, AZ 85004
United States


Kristina Harris Petersen, PhD

Kristina Harris Petersen, PhD
                                                             Associate Professor                                                             
                                                             Biochemistry & Molecular Biology                                                             
                                                             New York Medical College                                                             
                                                             Touro University                                                             

Seminar Title

  • Disrupting Ableism in Medicine: Enhancing Course Access and Inclusive Instruction

Dr. Kristina H. Petersen is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at New York Medical College. Her scholarly work primarily focuses on inclusive instruction, course accessibility, and creating curriculum to teach clinicians about persons with disabilities. In 2022, she received an award for Excellence in Scholarly Work from the Coalition for Disability Access in Health Science Education and the AAMC/Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Award. She is currently an Alpha Omega Alpha Fellow in Leadership.

BMS Faculty Hosts

  • Vasudeva Kamath, PhD

In-Person Luncheon RSVP. 11 AM - 12 PM in E113. Please confirm that you will attend In-Person and would like lunch.
For additional information, please contact Lisa Dunk, 602-827-2188. This seminar will be hosted via Zoom.