Diane White

S6 E11: Diane White Believes Healthcare Needs Reform—And That Antiochians Will Help Lead It

Diane White has the hard but exciting job of creating a new school at Antioch: the Graduate School of Nursing and Health Professions, of which she is the founding Dean. In this conversation, Diane discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic shined a spotlight on health inequities but didn’t lead to meaningful reforms, the experiences she’s had as a nurse and professor that led her to care about health justice, the unique circumstances around the formation of this new school as part of the Coalition for the Common Good, and the ways Antioch is deliberately working to ensure its students learn to see and resist the inequities endemic in our healthcare system.

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To learn more about Diane White, read our feature-length profile of her, which we just published on Common Thread.
You can browse the first programs to launch from the Graduate School of Nursing and Health Professions on Antioch’s website.
This interview was recorded in June, 2024 and released on July 8, 2024.

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Diane White

Diane White, PhD, is the Founding Dean of the Antioch Graduate School of Nursing and Health Professions.

White holds a lifelong belief in access to high-quality healthcare education and a deep commitment to healthcare for all. As a nurse by training, a lifelong educator, and a practitioner, she is committed to re-imagining healthcare in the United States, transforming it into a system that works for all. She believes in preparing graduates to transform healthcare and play a pivotal role in advocating for health equity and access for all humanity

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