Diversity and Inclusion News

A free mental health wellness program is available for students studying medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health at the Tucson campus of the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
Alberta A. Arviso, PhD, received the Sweet Grass Award from the Society for the Psychology of Women.
Health professions students will offer glucose screenings, blood-pressure monitoring and information on sun safety, hydration, nutrition and smoking cessation for the construction team working on the Health Sciences Innovation Building, in a show of appreciation.
The college was honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
Nearly 100 junior faculty, graduate and undergraduate college students and high school students from throughout the state and nation will be welcomed to the University of Arizona Health Sciences campus community on June 6 during an opening ceremony as they begin studies in a variety of UAHS Diversity and Inclusion flagship research training, mentoring and academic enrichment programs.
Kirsten Concha-Moore, a second-year UA College of Medicine – Tucson medical student, was recognized with the UA Native American Student Affairs Outstanding Graduate Service Award for her contributions to American Indian health and diversity advocacy.

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