Diversity and Inclusion News

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.
Four UA students share their stories of being accepted into the UA Health Sciences Pathways Programs. The Phoenix- and Tucson-based programs have successfully changed the diversity of the UA Colleges of Medicine and ultimately will impact the diversity of the medical workforce.
Arizona high school girls learned hands-on from UAHS women surgeons how engineers and orthopaedic surgeons work together to develop safe and effective implants to repair broken bones, torn ligaments and worn-out joints, to inspire careers in STEM and medicine.

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