Diversity and Inclusion News

Dr. Francisco Moreno Assumes New AHSC Leadership Role to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Health Care

With the strategic initiative to advance the education, training, recruitment and employment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body that is reflective of the communities it serves, the Arizona Health Sciences Center appoints Dr. Francisco Moreno assistant vice president for diversity and inclusion.


Success Story: Naomi Jean Young

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? When I was a child I was riding my bike and my leg was bitten by a rez (reservation) dog. I spent hours in the IHS ER waiting room crying and wondering, “Why does it take so long?”


The Evolving Ebola Epidemic in West Africa: An Update from CDC

Dr. Thomas A Kenyon, Director, Center for Global Health (CGH) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta will share an updated on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa on Friday, November 14, 2014 from Noon - 1:00pm in DuVal Auditorium, UAMC. RSVP online at diversity.medicine.arizona.edu/kenyon.


Success Story: Minnie Amos

Why did you choose your specific health professional career?

When I think about why I chose my health professional career, I would have to say that my mother had a lot to do with my decision.


Success Story: Michael Truesdell

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I chose my field of work in order to serve Native American communities. I knew I had the interest and ability to serve as a physician.


Success Story: Marsh Fairey

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? When I graduated with an electronic engineering degree, a lot of my graduating classmates were getting jobs with major industrial corporations that have large contracts with the government and the military to build missiles and things of that sort.


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