Dr. Yvette Huet
Dr. Yvette Huet
Dr. Yvette M. Huet is Director of the UNC Charlotte ADVANCE Faculty Affairs and Diversity Office and Professor of Applied Physiology, Health and Clinical Sciences. She is the UNC Charlotte PI of the 2018 NSF AGEP-NG award. Her current research interests generally include health disparities and women of color in the academy. Previously she has published on the role of estrogen in immune function and liver disease; the effects of neonatal exposure to environmental estrogens on adult disease; and the roles of nitric oxide in early pregnancy. She earned B.A. degrees in Human Biology and Microbiology from the University of Kansas; her Ph.D. (with Honors) in physiology from the University of Kansas Medical Center (First Latina graduate and recipient of National Science Foundation Minority Graduate and Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships) and a Postdoctoral Fellowship with Monsanto Company. She has served in various other leadership roles including Interim Chair of Kinesiology and Graduate Director for the doctoral programs in Biological Sciences and Health Services. Dr. Huet provides consultation to academic institutions and societies on transformative leadership, mentoring, cultural competency, communications, negotiations, and programming for faculty, postdoctoral fellows and students to be both successful and thrive in higher education environments. She is currently President Elect of the Society of Senior Ford Fellows and State Chair-elect of the NC ACE Women’s Network.