Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

About

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is charged with leading and evaluating a collaborative approach that encourages and supports inclusive excellence across the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV enterprise.

Our areas of focus include the following:

  1. College pipeline programs
  2. Early talent identification and community outreach
  3. Curriculum and learning
  4. Student affairs and campus life
  5. Recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff

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Contact

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Phone: 702-895-1273
Fax: 702-895-0074

Institutional Policy for Diversity

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or political affiliation — except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or employment qualifications or where marital or veteran status are statutorily defined eligibility criteria for federal or state benefit programs. Further, the university seeks to promote campus diversity by enrolling and employing a larger number of minorities and women where these groups have historically been and continue to be under-represented within the university in relation to availability. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UNLV and preference may be given to substantially equally qualified candidates who can demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Title IX Compliance at UNLV

The Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion serves as the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV’s Title IX liaison.

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Resources for Students Interested in Medicine

Want to learn more about the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV? Please visit our Students Affairs webpage to learn about our school’s innovative educational program and admission requirements.

Early in your college career? Visit the sites below for resources and programs that will help answer your questions while you are preparing to apply to medical school.

Staff

Roberto Aguayo, Jr., MEd

Diversity Coordinator

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-0234

Elizabeth De La Torre

Administrative Coordinator

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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1521

Mario Gaspar De Alba, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Associate Dean

Mail Code: 7407
Phone: 702-895-1528
Fax: 702-895-0074

Benita D. Wolff, M.Ed.

Director

Benita D. Wolff
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1273
Fax: 702-895-0074