Diversity & Inclusion

Anna Wirta Kosobuski, EdD, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences on the Duluth campus, received a COVID-19 grant to identify elements for effective, culturally-grounded therapy models for Native American youth.

Christopher Warlick, MD, PhD, in the Department of Urology, leads a team in partnership with SupDoc, a virtual healthcare app, to develop a tailored module that may be helpful in reducing racial health disparities among patients with alcohol use disorder.

The Medical School’s Center for Women in Medicine and Science received the “Emerging Leadership Award for an Organization” from the AAMC’s Group on Women in Medicine and Science. Fellow recipients include representatives from Harvard Medical School, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Drexel University College of Medicine.

Assistant Professor and Director for the Center of American Indian and Minority Health, Mary Owen, MD will be a featured speaker for this October 9 installment of the Ethics Grand Rounds Series on changing the narrative about Native American healthcare.

Dr. Jon Hallberg, in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, partnered with Twin Cities Public Television to produce “Hippocrates Cafe: Reflections on the Pandemic,” an hour-long episode dedicated to healthcare and frontline workers that is designed to educate, entertain and inspire viewers during the pandemic.

Taj Mustapha, MD, in the Department of Medicine, received COVID-19 Medical Education Innovation Grant to further her development of a new course that will be used to explore and address racial, gender and cultural biases in healthcare.