We spoke with the assistant dean for diversity and inclusion at the College of Dentistry to discuss health disparities faced by Black Americans, why the Black community has historical mistrust of health professionals, and ways we can evaluate our own innate biases so we can improve our outlook and treatment of people who are different from us.
Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy receives a $10,000 grant from Walgreens to fund the college’s 2013-2014 scholarships, programming and curriculum initiatives to support increasing diversity among professional student pharmacists.
The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Medicine has named David McIntosh to the position of assistant dean for diversity. The role is the first in the college’s 34-year history to be focused exclusively on issues of diversity.
Pharmacists interact with many cultures as they influence positive health outcomes for all patients. One exciting way for students and the community to obtain a glimpse of some of the cultural traditions is at the International Extravaganza from 1 to 4 p.m. March 23 at the Santa Gertrudis School, 803 Santa Rosa Drive, Kingsville.