C. Greer Jordan, MBA, PhD, joined MCW as chief diversity and inclusion officer on January 3, 2017. Most recently, Dr. Jordan served as associate vice chancellor, diversity and inclusion, for the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care, and was assistant professor of nursing in the Graduate School of Nursing.
In her new role at MCW, Dr. Jordan will provide strategic leadership including vision, management and strategic planning for institution-wide diversity and inclusion initiatives, and will be responsible for developing a broad-reaching approach to enhancing the excellence of senior leadership and the entire workforce relating to diversity and inclusion.
More specifically, Dr. Jordan will provide strategic direction in recruiting, attracting and retaining diverse faculty, physicians, students and staff, identify areas of opportunity, collaborate with departments, programs and constituencies, and serve as a liaison between MCW and individuals with similar roles – both locally and nationally – to share best practices and innovations related to diversity and inclusion.
Prior to her career in academia, Dr. Jordan worked in the automotive industry for nearly 20 years – in engineering and management positions at Ford Motor Company and General Motors. The breadth of her experiences gives Dr. Jordan a deep understanding of organizational culture, academia and the mission of an academic medical center.
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