We are pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the
13th Annual Postdoc Scientific Symposium:
Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D.
Dr. Bennett serves as Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern University. In addition, he is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. As the university’s chief diversity officer, he is responsible for leading and coordinating efforts to create a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all Northwestern community members. Prior to joining Northwestern, Dr. Bennett served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Dean for Diversity in the Division of Biology and Medicine, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Bennett received his B.S. in Biology and minor in Spanish from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (A&T) State University, and his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Meharry Medical College.