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Monroe joins IU Health Board of Directors

March 07, 2021

IU Health appointed Alicia Monroe, MD, to its board of directors in January. Monroe has served as provost, senior vice president for academic and faculty affairs and as a professor of family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston since 2014. Before that, she was chief academic officer and vice dean of educational affairs and a professor of family medicine at South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.

Monroe has an MD from Indiana University School of Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Brown University. She received the Diversity Leadership Award from IU School of Medicine in 2013.

Alicia Monroe, MD
Alicia Monroe, MD

Two new appointments to Committee on Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility and Pastoral Services

The board also appointed two new members of the Indianapolis community to its committee on values, ethics, social responsibility and pastoral services: Fernanda Beraldi, senior director of ethics and compliance at Cummins Inc., and Marshawn Wolley, an Indianapolis certified diversity executive who is president and CEO of Black Onyx Management Inc.

“Dr. Monroe brings a wealth of experience and valued expertise to the IU Health board, including focused expertise in family medicine and institutional diversity and inclusion,” says IU Health President and CEO Dennis Murphy. “With the appointments of Fernanda Beraldi and Marshawn Wolley as community members of the values and ethics committee, the board also gains two prominent community voices who will help us promote values-based decision-making and build community partnerships to promote diversity, inclusion and health equity.”

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