COVID-19 update:

In compliance with current mandates to shelter-in-place, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has migrated projects and programs online. Our hours will remain the same Monday – Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. We are available for remote or telephone meetings and consultations. We continue to remain dedicated to ensuring accessible equity support and services and uphold our commitment to serving our community. Click here for additional resources

For up-to-date information about UArizona Health Sciences’ and Banner Health’s responses to COVID-19, consult the Health Sciences Coronavirus COVID-19 webpage.

 

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Welcome to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.

Health Sciences Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion works to increase diversity in the health sciences to promote health for all people in Arizona and beyond. We support diversity and inclusion efforts at each of our UAHS colleges for students, faculty and staff as well as initiate, coordinate and evaluate new programs to create a comprehensive network of diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Thank you for your participation in our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion efforts!

Recent News

UArizona Health Sciences to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


People and Programs on the Move in Public Health at the UArizona Health Sciences

Recent notices for the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health include a new national cancer prevention lifestyle guideline led by Dr. Cynthia Thomson, a study on yoga’s benefits for the elderly, childhood obesity prevention and Dr. Heather Carter’s new post.


UArizona Health Sciences Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Provide Lasting Immunity

Researchers developed one of the most accurate COVID-19 antibody tests available and now have shown antibodies persist for months after infection, providing long-term immunity.