Dr. Lindia Willies-Jacobo on Promoting Health Equity: The Role of Diversity and Cultural Competency at Medicine Grand Rounds October 15

Lindia Willies-Jacobo, MDDr. Lindia Willies-Jacobo will present on promoting health equity at this week’s session of Medicine Grand Rounds.

Lindia Willies-Jacobo, MD, FAAP, is clinical professor of pediatrics and assistant dean for Diversity and Community Partnerships at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. She directs the Program in Medical Education – Health Equity (PRIME-HEq).

See Dr. Willies-Jacobo’s clinical profile

Washington Monthly Again Names UC San Diego No. 1 College in Nation for Positive Impact

The rankings’ methodology is newly modified this year to include college affordability

For the third consecutive year, the University of California, San Diego has been recognized by the Washington Monthly as the nation’s top college in rankings that measure “what colleges are doing for the country.” The rankings, listed in the September 2012 issue, are based on research, social mobility and commitment to service… Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom.

Owen Clinic Director Is a Diversity Champion

A UCSD pioneer in HIV/AIDS patient care and research, Owen Clinic Director Dr. William Christopher Mathews, has been named a Diversity Champion for 2007.

The UCSD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards program recognizes Diversity Champions each year for outstanding contributions to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity.

Dr. Mathews is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Owen Clinic, an internationally-recognized center for HIV patient care and education. He has been a key figure in patient care efforts at the Owen Clinic since its inception.

For many years, Dr. Mathews has worked to resolve legal, political, and medical issues in HIV care on the local level, in California, and nationally.

Dr. Mathews and other awardees will be honored February 14 at a ceremony and reception with Chancellor Marye Anne Fox at the Price Center at UCSD.

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