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Martez Smith

PhD Candidate Martez Smith Receives UR Presidential Diversity Award

Friday, Mar 17, 2023 — Martez Smith, a sexual health researcher and social worker who has dedicated his life to HIV care and prevention, is a recipient of the Change Maker Award

Mitchell Wharton, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNS

Wharton Co-Authors Article on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Academic Nursing

Monday, Feb 28, 2022 — Achieving equity within health care starts with the increase of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practitioners in academic nursing.

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School of Nursing Repeat Winner of Excellence in Diversity Award

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 — For the second straight year, the University of Rochester School of Nursing has been selected to receive the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The UR School of Nursing is one of 11 schools of nursing across the country – and the only one from New York or New England – to be awarded the only national honor recognizing U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing, osteopathic, and allied health schools that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Diversity Feature: The Changing Face of Nursing

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 — At the vanguard among its peers in higher education, the University of Rochester School of Nursing makes it a top priority to create a learning environment that mirrors the changing demographics of the world outside its walls. Meet some of the students, faculty, staff, and alumni whose life experiences contribute to the school’s inclusionary culture and broaden the spectrum of health care professionals who will care for tomorrow’s patients.

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