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UMass Diversity Statement:

The Diversity and Inclusion Office (DIO) is the primary vehicle for guiding the diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts of the academic health sciences center. The DIO team joins with faculty, administrative, clinical and support staff, residents, postdocs, and students in achieving a high performing, inclusive academic learning community. Through the DIO, a number of resources and services are available that creates an organizational culture that maximizes the potential for diversity to achieve our vision of being one of the nation’s most distinguished academic health science center. The DIO coordinates diversity and inclusion programming and provides oversight of compliance for equal opportunity plans. We embrace diversity in its many dimensions and strive to create an organizational structure that meets the needs of every individual who makes up our community.

Culturally Competent Education 
Culturally Responsive Care
Culturally Relevant Research

Diversity and Inclusion Office Brochure (PDF)


Faculty and Staff

Marlina Duncan, EdD, Vice Chancellor Diversity and Inclusion

Holly Brown, Executive Assistant

Fernanda Gama, Program Coordinator

Jules Trobaugh, MFA, Diversity Manager

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