Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Reflection of Health Sciences

Jan. 12, 2023
People standing in Health Sciences Library lobby

Lydia Kennedy (center), senior director of the UArizona Health Sciences Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, speaks to about 75 attendees at the annual Dia de Los Muertos blessing ceremony in the Health Sciences Library. The altar behind her is filled with photos and remembrances from Health Sciences faculty, staff and students.

While the University of Arizona is known for making giant mirrors to look out into space, including some on the James Webb telescope, the UArizona Health Sciences Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (OEDI) turns a figurative mirror to UArizona Health Sciences students, faculty and staff to make sure they reflect the communities they serve in southern Arizona and the Southwest.

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