Tina Gelsomino, MSW, was appointed to the role of director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at Brigham Health in June.
Gelsomino works to advance the Brigham’s diversity and inclusion strategy in close collaboration with Nawal Nour, MD, MPH, chief diversity and inclusion officer for professional staff. Gelsomino also provides resources and support to faculty, trainees and medical students.
Most recently, she served as assistant vice president of Administration for the Division of Development at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she oversaw operations and talent management for 270 staff members.
Prior to that, she was administrative director of the Center for Faculty Development and Diversity at the Brigham, supporting faculty career development and diversity, with a special focus on advancing opportunities for women, underrepresented minority groups and research faculty.
Gelsomino also served in a volunteer capacity as the co-chair of the Brigham Health LGBT & Allies Employee Resource Group.
“Tina’s knowledge and expertise on diversity and inclusion work will be a tremendous gift to us,” said Nour, who also serves as director of the BWH Ambulatory Obstetrics Practice and is the founder of the African Women’s Health Center.
In addition to being a certified business coach, Gelsomino is a trained negotiator and completed the Harvard Law School Negotiation Certificate Program. She holds a master’s in social work from Boston College and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brandeis University.
For more information about the Center for Diversity & Inclusion, email BWHCDI@partners.org.