Chief, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Community Health Center, Inc.
Karoline N. Oliveira, Ed.D.
Dr. Karoline Oliveira serves as the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer and CDO at Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC). She brings nearly 20 years of experience working with/for people from underserved and marginalized groups. In her role at CHC, Inc., Dr. Oliveira works across the
organization to support, align and advance CHC’s culture with its DEI vision and strategic goals.
Prior to coming to CHC, Dr. Oliveira worked in higher education, most recently, as the founding executive director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and CDO at Life University in Marietta GA.
Her research interests and work focus on internal organizational culture and climate and creating a sense of belonging for marginalized persons. She is particularly committed to research which examines the lived experiences of those from underrepresented and marginalized populations within educational and medical environments.
Her pronouns are she, her and hers.