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 diversity efforts!

Recent News

UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Studies Statins for Stroke Therapy

A $2.8 million grant will fund research to develop an improved therapeutic treatment for acute ischemic stroke patients that may help them recover faster with fewer long-term complications.


UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks Safer, More Effective Leukemia Treatment

Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis is studying a new chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who undergo a particular type of bone marrow transplant procedure.


Health Disparities in Advanced Heart Failure Treatment – Intersection of Race and Sex

Sarver Heart team led by Khadijah Breathett looking into gender and racial bias found doctors more judgmental on women’s appearance and social support networks, particularly African American women.