COVID-19 update:

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has hybrid hours. Our hours will remain the same Monday – Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. We are available for in the office and remote or Zoom 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.



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

Li Receives National Recognition for Discoveries in Hand Biomechanics

Dr. Zong-Ming Li of the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has been honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his work on human hands.

UArizona Health Sciences to Expand Education, Research and Workforce Development in 2022

Multiple new health care initiatives will leverage strengths developed during the pandemic and coincide with the academic medical center’s 55th year.

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The risk of developing dementia after a stroke may be reduced by a drug that could help immune cells process stroke-generated, cholesterol-rich brain debris.