Allegheny Health Network names first diversity and inclusion chief

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Dr. Larkins-Pettigrew is teacher of obstetrics and gynecology, chair of medical diversity and addition and assistant dean of students at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland.

Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network called Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, MD, MEd, as its very first chief clinical diversity and inclusion officer, reliable Dec. 1, the health system announced.

” Her experiences as a nurse, a recognized teacher, a Naval officer, a global health strategist and an obstetrician-gynecologist concentrating on worldwide health problems bring a distinct point of view to the important function she will play at AHN and in the higher Western Pennsylvania region,” the health system said.

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Dr. Larkins-Pettigrew made a masters degree in education from California State University and her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She also has a masters degree in public policy from the University of Pittsburgh.

Formerly, she served in the U.S. Navy for 16 years, invested 15 years practicing medication at Pittsburgh-based UPMC and functioned as director of global health programs at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital. Dr. Larkins-Pettigrew joined University Hospitals a years ago..

As diversity and inclusion chief, Dr. Larkins-Pettigrew will work with leaders to form an inclusive office culture, Allegheny Health Network mentioned.