Speakers

Eloiza Domingo-Snyder, PhD

Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Astellas Americas

Eloiza Domingo-Snyder is the Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Astellas Pharmaceuticals in the Americas. She assumed this role in 2018 with responsibility for developing and implementing a sustainable Diversity and Inclusion strategy that reflects and enhances Astellas’ culture and work environment.

In her previous role as Senior Director and Deputy Chief Diversity Officer at Johns Hopkins Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation, Eloiza led diversity leadership programs across all of the health system’s medical facilities and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In this role, she led Johns Hopkins Medicine to Forbes Top 100 Places to Work list as well as earning a Diversity Innovation award for the inception of the Center for Transgender Care, a comprehensive health center for transgender patients. Formerly, she was a consultant and department lead for diversity and inclusion at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Eloiza has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World by the Filipina Women’s Network, received the 2017 Senior Executive award from the National Association of Healthcare Executives, and was featured on the Maryland Daily Record’s Very Important Professionals Success by 40 list.

Eloiza holds an M.S. in Higher Education and Student Affairs with a minor in Counseling and concentration in Diversity Education, and a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Spanish from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.

Speaker Sessions

38 – Diversity + Data for Improved Care (Panel) (Strategy; Course Level-Beginning)

“We allow ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.” ~ Maya Angelou

When people are at their most vulnerable and seeking solutions, support, and healing from our healthcare system, can the limitations of bias negatively affect their experiences and outcomes? Learn from our panel of diverse speakers who are taking a proactive role in combining diversity with data to improve health care outcomes for all.

The panelists will discuss the following topics:

  • How bias unfavorably affects disease manifestation, diagnosis, prognosis, and healthcare outcomes.
  • Strategies for data plus diversity of thought to reduce disparities.
  • How eliminating bias improves access and outcomes.
  • Keys for improvement—understanding the data, sharing best practices, and change management.