"The Complex Puzzle of Homelessness Among Veterans"
RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
May 03, 2018

"The Complex Puzzle of Homelessness Among Veterans"

Adi V. Gundlapalli, MD, PhD, MS is a Professor with Tenure in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He holds adjunct faculty appointments in the Departments of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics. He is a board-certified infectious diseases physician with training in clinical immunology. At the School of Medicine and University Hospital, he has an active clinical immunology and infectious diseases practice. At ARUP, he is a medical director of diagnostic immunology. At the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, he is a staff physician in infectious diseases. He is active in research and teaching of students and physicians-in-training while maintaining an active academic focus. ... Read More

Safe Space/Brave Space
RECOGNITION
Apr 11, 2018

Safe Space/Brave Space

In partnership with the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library identifies itself as a Safe Space/Brave Space, a space that strives to embody the values that welcome all.... Read More

Reflections on SACNAS 2017
RECOGNITION
Jan 22, 2018

Reflections on SACNAS 2017

The University of Utah is committed to high quality education that produces the next generation of leaders to meet the needs of the communities we serve. ... Read More

Adapting to Complexity: Practices to Increase Team and Individual Effectiveness
EDUCATION
Nov 29, 2017

Janet Bickel

Janet Bickel is an expert on Women's Leadership Development. She visited the University of Utah on November 29th ... Read More

Congratulations to Kali Dale!
RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
Oct 25, 2017

Congratulations to Kali Dale!

Kali was awarded a Diversity Supplement for her project titled “Identifying the molecular mechanisms of the regulation of integrin Beta3 expression by MAP Kinase pathway.” ... Read More

Inclusive Excellence Awards
RECOGNITION
Sep 14, 2017

Inclusive Excellence Awards

The Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) at the University of Utah Health is pleased to announce the 2017 Leadership in Inclusive Excellence Award nominees and recipients. ... Read More

Disabilities as Specializations
EDUCATION
Sep 08, 2017

Dr. Leila Monaghan

Dr. Leila Monaghan teaches linguistic and cultural anthropology at Northern Arizona University. ... Read More

Gender Gaps Panel
EDUCATION
May 16, 2017

Gender Gaps Panel

Take a look at some of the presentation slides from Gender Gaps Panel held on May 30th. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Apr 06, 2016

“Hey, That Professional Looks Like Me!”

First of all, what is AISES? Well, the American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) is a “national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians … and other indigenous peoples of North America in … STEM studies and careers.” For nearly 40 years AISES has worked at... Read More

Update: Cancelled--Future Health Professions Event
EDUCATION
Mar 30, 2016

Update: Cancelled--Future Health Professions Event

The Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI), University of Utah Health Sciences congratulates Christina (Christy) Porucznik, PhD, MSPH; Candice Montzingo, MD, MPH; Mariana Baserga, MD; Con Yee Ling, MD; and Deborah Bilder, MD, for being selected to attend the 2016 Association of American Medical Colleges Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar. The three and a half-day conference provides associate professors with protected time to further develop their leadership skills.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Mar 18, 2016

What Exactly Is TRIO?

The question always asked: what is TRIO? Well, simply put, its educational opportunity! TRIO is aimed at low-income , 1st generation, and disabled Americans. In support of this, Congress has established a series of programs to help these individuals enter college,... Read More

RECOGNITION
Mar 18, 2016

Reflections from a Patient Voice panelist

It was an honor to represent the African ­ American community at the Patient Voice panel discussion on African American Health February 24, 2016. However, as a representative, it is important to realize that I do not speak for every black person or every black family. I hope everyone in attendance kept... Read More

RECOGNITION
Feb 16, 2016

UPAP--Diversity Matters!

The University of Utah Physician Assistant Program prides itself on “living” its mission of educating diverse students to serve in communities that are historically marginalized and/or have reduced access to affordable quality health care. Arguably, the University of Utah Physician Assistant Mission,... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jan 22, 2016

NAACP MLK Jr. Event Honors Scholarship Award Winners

Salt Lake City's 2016 NAACP event celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. featured keynote speaker, Ari Berman, who spoke about the right to vote. The celebration also honored scholarship winners including University of Utah College of Nursing student scholarship honorees, Sydney Chan and Aalia Marquis.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jan 06, 2016

OHEI Faculty to Attend Association of American Medical Colleges Seminar

The Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI), University of Utah Health Sciences congratulates Christina (Christy) Porucznik, PhD, MSPH; Candice Montzingo, MD, MPH; Mariana Baserga, MD; Con Yee Ling, MD; and Deborah Bilder, MD, for being selected to attend the 2016 Association of American Medical Colleges Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar. The three and a half-day conference provides associate professors with protected time to further develop their leadership skills.... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 12
RECOGNITION
Dec 24, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 12

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the twelfth day we recognize the leadership of Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, MBA. Dr. Vivian Lee is CEO of the University of Utah Health Care, Dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine and senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Utah.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Dec 24, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 11

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the eleventh day we we recognize the individuals who contribute to our institution through ongoing professional development.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Dec 23, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 10

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the tenth day we celebrate we celebrate the work of the University of Utah SACNAS chapter, aims to provide mentoring for underrepresented students and postdocs in the Health Sciences campus.... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 9
RECOGNITION
Dec 20, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 9

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, today we celebrate Herman Hooten, MSW. Hooten served as the Director of the University of Utah’s Ethnic Minority Health Science Center and as Assistant Dean for Minority Affairs at the University of Utah School of Medicine. ... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 8
RECOGNITION
Dec 20, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 8

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the eight day we are celebrating the Native American community and the partnership with the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library to hold a lecture series with UU Native faculty as speakers. ... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 7
RECOGNITION
Dec 19, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 7

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the seventh day we recognize the work of Kristen Ries, MD, and her work with the HIV/AIDS patient population in Utah.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Dec 17, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 6

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the sixth day we are celebrating the work of two investigators whose work focuses on health equity: Deanna Kepka, PhD, and Lorin Hall, MD.... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 5
RECOGNITION
Dec 16, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 5

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the fifth day we are honoring Edward I. Hashimoto, MD, the School of Medicine's longest tenured professor.... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 4
RECOGNITION
Dec 16, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 4

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the fourth day we are honoring Jesse Joad, MD, MS, and her work advocating for the LGBT patient community.... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 3
RECOGNITION
Dec 15, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 3

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the third day we are celebrating the impact Charles James Nabors, PhD, had on the University of Utah's campus.... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 2
RECOGNITION
Dec 14, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 2

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the second day we are reflecting on how our collective differences make us a stronger community, as explained by Scott Page in his book The Difference.... Read More

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 1
RECOGNITION
Dec 14, 2015

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 1

As part of the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion's 12 Days of Inclusive Excellence celebration, on the first day we celebrate the work of Maxwell Myer Wintrobe, MD, PhD, who served as the founding chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Utah.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Dec 10, 2015

Celebrating AAMC Award Winners

The faculty from the Health Sciences community will be sharing about their research and experiences at the 2015 Association of American Medical College (AAMC) conference.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Dec 01, 2015

Celebration of SACNAS Scholars

The Office of Health Equity & Inclusion recently celebrated the work of SACNAS scholars in front of a group of undergraduate students passionate about diversity.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Nov 04, 2015

Traditional Native American Blessing Ceremony

As the Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibit comes to a close and continues its travels to other Libraries, Health Sciences Centers and Communities, we will celebrate its success and bless its continuing journey.... Read More

Guest Speaker: Scott Page, PhD
RECOGNITION
Oct 19, 2015

Guest Speaker: Scott Page, PhD

Speaking at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, author of the landmark book The Difference redefines how we understand ourselves in relation to one another.... Read More

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