DEOO Staff


Deborah PlummerDeborah L. Plummer, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor

As Chief Diversity Officer for UMMS shapes and leads the Medical School’s embrace of diversity as fundamental to institutional excellence

Marlene TuckerMarlene S. Tucker

Builds an inclusive culture by coordinating all aspects of affirmative action/equal opportunity commitment and regulatory compliance obligations for UMMS


JeffMatthewsJeffery Matthews
Diversity Consultant

Implements the UMMS mission and vision of diversity and equal opportunity and improves cultural competence through education and training

Bonnie BrayBonnie J. Bray
Data Support Specialist

Advances UMMS diversity goals by coordinating office operations, managing the affirmative action database and coordinating compliance efforts for federal and state regulations


Nellie P. Toney
Program Coordinator

Builds an inclusive culture and advances cultural competence by coordinating and implementing UMMS inclusion programs, trainings and communications