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Cortina Pena, Darcel Green advocate for diversity in health care

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2023

Results from a George Washington University study found a severe lack of diversity in the health care workforce, which could worsen health disparities that already exist for minorities. “Our findings...

Top, from left, Sheala Jafry, M.D., Lori Mausi, M.D., and Deidre Hurse, Ph.D. Bottom, from left, Rena Seltzer, Lori LaCivita, Ph.D., and Deirdre Pitts, Ph.D.

OUWB celebrates Women in Medicine Month through virtual events

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter September 14, 2022

The American Medical Association's (AMA) Women in Medicine Month is celebrated in September to acknowledge the growing number of women in the medical profession. Oakland University William Beaumont School...

Left to right: Andrea Knutson, Megan Peiser and Ashleigh Dubie doing research while crafting OUs Land Acknowledgement Statement.

The people behind OU’s Land Acknowledgement Statement

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

In what Campus Communications deemed “an explicit gesture intended to cultivate a mutually beneficial dialogue,” Oakland University officially adopted the OU Land Acknowledgement Statement last month....

Student National Medical Association hosted TED-like talks to discuss how to deal with indifferences with patients.

Teaching diversity and inclusiveness in the medical field

Laurel Kraus, Managing Editor November 8, 2016

The friendly clamor of medical students could be heard inside room 203 of O’Dowd Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 2, as they waited for the Student National Medical Association’s (SNMA) TED-like Talks. When...

The world came to OU at International Night

Amy Swanson April 3, 2016

Student Congress held their International Night event the night of April 1.It was at 6 p.m. in the OC. As it was the Globe Edition, attendees could experience many aspects of different cultures around...

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