Diversity and Inclusion News

Third Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference, April 17

The conference is free and open to the public and will feature international cultural wisdom authority, Roberto Dansie, PhD, who will share insights on cultural competency, rural health and interprofessional education and practice.


Success Story: Stacy Toahytewa Jr.

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I really didn’t know what I wanted to do as a career until my brother-in-law, Clarence Myron, introduced me to radiology and all the great opportunities it provided.


Success Story: Shannon Myers

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? As a nurse, I am involved with very personal moments in the lives of my patients. Through my training I am able to make a difference.


Success Story: Shandiin Wood

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I’ve always wanted to work in public service and give.


Success Story: Rose Ramon

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? As a youth, I worked in the dental department. While there I enjoyed working with the patients as well as seeing the dental assistants work one on one with patients to make a difference in each patient’s oral hygiene.


Success Story: Ron West

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? The reason I chose my specific career had to do with a challenge I faced. I was a gymnast when I was younger but I suffered an injury and I had to do physical therapy.


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