UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences: Office of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Office of Faculty and Student Diversity

College of Medicine and Life Sciences Diversity Mission Statement

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences is a community of diverse, life‐long learners who embody and embrace the richness and value of diversity. We seek to create and sustain an environment in which all members remain aware of and strive to achieve their best potential when relating to patients, learners and colleagues from diverse racial, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Dr. Kimberly D. Jenkins

Kimberly D. Jenkins, M.D.

Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Associate Professor and Chair, Anesthesiology


Dr. Carolina Wishner

Carolina Wishner, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies


Elysia James, M.D.

Elysia James, M.D.

Assist Dean, Diversity and Inclusion

Director, Advance Clinical Care 2 Course

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology


Kristina Peterson Bates

Kristina (Peterson) Bates

Administrative Assistant / Program Coordinator
Office of Admissions/Faculty and Student Diversity
Mulford Library Building - 1st Floor, Room 136E


Last Updated: 6/27/22