Moffitt Cancer Center’s Director of Diversity Receives National Certification

January 29, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. Cathy Grant, director of Moffitt Diversity, at Moffitt Cancer Center received her certificate in Diversity Management in Health Care by the Institute for Diversity in Health Management, and has become a member of the American Leadership Council on Diversity in Healthcare.

The Institute for Diversity in Health Management created the American Leadership Council on Diversity in Healthcare to foster collaboration among professional diversity practitioners committed to developing and implementing change initiatives through research, education and advocacy to improve the quality, safety and access to care among the nation’s health care providers.

The council developed the Certificate in Diversity Management Program, which is the only comprehensive diversity certificate program focused solely on health care. The program provides diversity practitioners with a practical learning experience in all aspects of designing, implementing, and measuring the effectiveness of a diversity initiative.  

“This is a major accomplishment for Cathy and it means so much for our efforts at Moffitt. Cathy will have access to all of the cutting edge information and programs related to diversity and inclusion. We will certainly be in a better position to apply this information to all of our work at Moffitt.  Cathy has taken another step towards becoming a national leader in health care diversity and inclusion,” said B. Lee Green, Ph.D., vice president Moffitt Diversity and Community Relations.

The Certificate in Diversity Management Program is a 12-month blended curriculum that seeks to strengthen diversity leaders so they can improve the patient experience. The program is designed and taught by experienced diversity practitioners and supported by the Institute for Diversity in Health Management, an affiliate of the American Hospital Association.

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in the Southeast and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. With more than 4,500 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact in Florida of nearly $1.6 billion. For more information, visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the Moffitt momentum on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.

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