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Helen Barnes, MD, Diversity and Inclusion Award

The UMMC GWIMS Diversity & Inclusion Award's purpose is to acknowledge the contributions and accomplishments of women faculty in the UMMC Schools who upholds the ideals of diversity and inclusion in academic health care education.

The candidate must exhibit evidence that she:

  • Aspires to empower others, regardless of race, nationality, gender or sexual orientation.
  • Promotes the inclusion of minority and underrepresented faculty, staff and students


Open to UMMC female faculty members.

To self-nominate or to nominate a well-deserving individual, please return the following required information:

  • Completed nomination form
  • Nominee's current curriculum vitae
  • Up to two (2) letters of recommendation are preferred, but not required

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