As Associate Dean in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Hogquist will develop pilot funding for initiatives to advance gender equity in research and lead in implementing structural change to support gender equity across the Medical School. Dr. Hogquist is an immunologist in the Medical School since 1995, she is recognized by her work on T cell development in the thymus. She is currently a Professor and Vice Chair for research in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and the Associate Director of the Center for Immunology.