Director of Leadership Training and Strategic Communications
Instructor, Nurturing Your Well-Being
Senior Director, Workforce Diversity
Principal Investigator,
Summer Health Professions Education Program
American Association of Medical Colleges

Norma Iris Poll-Hunter, Ph.D. serves as Senior Director of Workforce Diversity in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). She provides strategic direction for initiatives focused on advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion across the medical education continuum. Dr. Poll-Hunter serves as the Principal Investigator for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), the largest national pre-health intervention focused on increasing diversity in the health professions. She leads numerous partnerships and collaborations with national organizations; four national faculty and leadership development programs; and a national awards program recognizing leadership in diversity and health equity.

Dr. Poll-Hunter’s scholarly work focuses on diversity, workforce development, and culturally responsive education and training. Prior to the AAMC, Dr. Poll-Hunter practiced as a bilingual psychologist in Schenectady, New York and led community-based programs in the Bronx. She attended the University of Albany, SUNY, where she earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, and she earned her BA in Psychology at Lehman College, CUNY.

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