Health Sciences Diversity

Assistant Vice Chancellor's Message

"We want to make certain that individuals who seek opportunities in dental medicine, health and rehabilitation sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health have access to state-of the-art health professions education and research, regardless of their background.""


Paula K. Davis, MA
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Diversity

The Office of Health Sciences Diversity (OHSD) seeks to create a diverse and inclusive environment within the Schools of the Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.

By sustaining access and opportunities for individuals from pre-matriculation through academic and clinical practice, Pitt's health sciences community is a supportive and welcoming environment that values the richness that diversity achieves.

University of Pittsburgh Year of Healthy U

This year Pitt is studying, recognizing, and appreciating practices that promote good health, showing how a cross disciplinary understanding of health can lead to better lives. The Year of Healthy U will advance our understanding of health in all its forms and renew our commitment to fostering a healthy community.