Meet the EDI Team

Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion


With diversity among UCLA’s highest priorities, Dr. Robert Lucero PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN was appointed the Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Nursing. In this role, he serves as a focal point for strategy, policy and practice related to increasing diversity and enabling a climate of inclusion within the school, including acting as a resource and strategic liaison to the new Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Anna Spain Bradley.

Robert Lucero

Robert Lucero, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Professor; Inaugural Adrienne H. Moseley Endowed Chair in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Members of the Council on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Mark Covin

Mark Covin

Assistant Director

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Paul Boy

PhD Student Representative

Kelly Stopl

Kelly Stolp

MECN 1 Class of 2024 Student Representative

Carina Menjivar

Carina Menjivar

DNP Student Representative

Council Activities

  • Serve as an advisory group to the Administration
  • Review findings of the Climate survey and consider next steps
  • Develop plans for an educational series and lectures
  • Support mentorship strategies for junior and mid-career faculty and students from underrepresented minorities