Why do Black Americans experience health disparities?

October 7, 2020

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.

Curiosity and servitude: A medical student’s journey

February 13, 2020
Medical student Mikaila Singleton speaks about her decision to enter medical school and the inspirations that keep her going

Lavern Holyfield, DDS: A living legacy of diversity and inclusion

February 14, 2018
How the first African American female to enroll at Texas A&M College of Dentistry has dedicated her career to education and inclusion

Texas A&M College of Dentistry awarded Center of Excellence Grant

July 13, 2017
Award recognizes the college as a national leader in diversity and inclusion

Walgreens supports diversity programs

October 28, 2013

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.

McIntosh appointed to diversity post

May 17, 2013

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.

Students share cultural diversity

March 12, 2013

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.