Embracing Diversity

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UT Health Science Center San Antonio nurse receives national diversity award
Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2011
SAN ANTONIO (May 24, 2011) — Linda Porter-Wenzlaff, Ph.D., RN, has received a national award for her work in promoting diversity within the nursing workforce.

Health Science Center receives $1.66 million to increase diversity in neurosciences
Posted: Friday, September 24, 2010
SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 24, 2010) — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced the awarding of a $1.66 million grant to the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio to encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds to seek doctoral degrees in the neurosciences. Lead investigators on the grant are Alan Frazer, Ph.D., professor and chairman of pharmacology, and David Weiss, Ph.D., professor and chairman of physiology. Both departments are in the Health Science Center’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Multicultural calendar to educate, aid in planning activities
Posted: Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Volume: XLIII · Issue: 21 — The UT Health Science Center San Antonio has a new way to learn about diversity and incorporate it into campus life — the Multicultural Calendar. “In understanding the rich heritage, beliefs and practices of our Health Science Center community, San Antonio and our region, it is increasingly important that we strive to ensure that we are inclusive and culturally proficient in all of our activities and interactions,” said William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP.

New School of Nursing grant to encourage, support diversity
Posted: Monday, August 23, 2010
Volume: XLIII · Issue: 17 — Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a professor in the Department of Family & Community Health Systems, received a three-year award of $911, 750 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The “Diversifying Future Leaders in Nursing” project is aimed at increasing diversity in the School of Nursing’s undergraduate programs and supporting students’ desires to continue on to become nurse leaders, researchers and educators.

UT Health Science Center Physician Assistant Program receives diversity award
Posted: Friday, November 09, 2007
Volume: XL · Issue: 22 — ALEXANDRIA, VA (Oct. 27, 2007) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies recently received the Excellence Through Diversity Award from the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) at its annual education forum in Tucson, Ariz.