NYITCOM Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

JONESBORO, AR – New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) has announced that Evette L. Allen Moore, Ph.D., has been hired as assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Allen Moore will be based at NYITCOM’s Jonesboro, Ark. location (NYITCOM-Arkansas).

“Dr. Allen Moore comes to us with leadership, experience, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a strong commitment to student support,” said Brian Harper, M.D., vice president for equity and inclusion and chief medical officer at New York Tech. “After more than a decade in higher education, Dr. Allen Moore has a proven track record of working with various stakeholders to achieve results. Our entire university will benefit from her expertise and we’re extremely excited to add her to our team.”

Allen Moore joins NYITCOM after spending four years at Arkansas State University, where she most recently served as assistant vice chancellor for diversity, inclusion, and community engagement. Prior to that, she was the university’s executive director of inclusive excellence and director of its Multicultural Center. Allen Moore’s previous higher education experience also includes roles as director of student life at Utah State University and program advisor at the University of Denver.

She holds a Ph.D. with an emphasis in Diversity and Higher Learning from the University of Denver, a Master of Science in Family Studies from Texas Woman’s University, and a Master of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas.

A native of Arkadelphia, Ark., Allen Moore earned her undergraduate degree at Arkansas State University.

About New York Institute of Technology: New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, New York Institute of Technology welcomes nearly 8,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury), New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world.

New York Institute of Technology embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 110,000 alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared to change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

About NYITCOM at Arkansas State University: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, located on A-State’s Jonesboro campus, is dedicated to improving access to health care for the underserved and rural populations in Arkansas and the Mississippi Delta Region. Arkansas annually ranks near the bottom among states in overall population health status due to low health indicators including obesity, hypertension and diabetes. The state also ranks near the bottom of states in the number of active physicians per capita and in the number of primary care physicians. NYITCOM at A-State was established in 2016 with the mission of meeting the need for more physicians in this medically underserved area.

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