UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences: Office of Inclusion and Opportunity

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inclusion and Opportunity

You belong here.

Diversity is a core value on our campus.

The University of Toledo — and the College of Medicine and Life Sciences — is committed to an environment where every student, staff member and faculty member feels included and respected.

We welcome diverse ideas, thoughts and perspectives.

UToledo diversity plan

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 backgrounds.

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Student Organizations

A diverse student body is critical to serving a diverse population. We have a wide variety of student organizations that focus on embracing diversity.

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Research, Scholarships and Assistantships

We are committed to financially supporting students of all backgrounds with College of Medicine Scholarships.

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Programs for high school students

Explore healthcare careers in our summer and after-school programs —CampMed, REACH and Toledo Starz.


Students with the CommunityCare Clinics sit with a patient.

CommunityCare Clinics (CCC)

Medical students get hands-on experience in these student-run clinics that deliver healthcare to underserved populations in the Toledo community.

Meet our Team

Dr. Carolina Wishner

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

Associate Dean of Inclusion and Opportunity
Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies


Kristina Peterson Bates

Kristina (Peterson) Bates

Administrative Assistant and Program Coordinator
Mulford Library Building - 1st Floor, Room 136E


Upcoming Events

Last Updated: 7/15/24