Welcome Message

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Welcome Message from our Interim Unit Diversity Officer

Anyango Kamina, PhD.

Anyango Kamina, PhD, interim unit diversity officer

Anyango Kamina, PhD, interim unit diversity officer, welcomes you to your Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement.

Dear Jacobs School community:

Welcome to your Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

This office shares the University at Buffalo’s commitment to promote diversity, inclusion and equity, and it is devoted to amplifying the voices of our community to create an inclusive and welcoming learning environment.

We look forward to getting to know you, whether it is by visiting our office or participating in the initiatives that we host and promote.

We plan to serve as advisers on building a diverse and inclusive environment.

With all this in mind, our office mission and commitment is to:

  • support and promote initiatives focused on inclusion and equity
  • foster participation and collaboration among all our stakeholders
  • foster an environment where the needs of our community are acknowledged and addressed
  • improve cultural sensitivity by engaging in reflections, continuous self-assessments, and expanding our understanding to learn and grow

To learn of ways that we can connect, please contact us at smbs-inclusion@buffalo.edu

Anyango Kamina, PhD
Interim Unit Diversity Officer
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences