Lois A. Ritter has earned a doctorate in education and master's degrees in health science, healthcare administration, and cultural and social anthropology. Dr. Ritter has taught at the university-level for approximately 20 years and has lead national and regional research studies on a broad range of health topics. Dr. Lampkin is Assistant Dean of Academic Services and Diversity Enhancement at University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing. She has 25 years of experience developing and implementing community based health promotion and prevention programs with vulnerable populations and speaking on diversity in health care locally and abroad. In addition to serving as Assistant Dean of Academic Services and Diversity Enhancement, Dr. Lampkin is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Community Health Systems. She has won numerous prestigious awards for her accomplishments and contributions to the community and nursing and serves on several boards.