Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Michigan is truly an outstanding place to live, learn, and grow as a scientist. We are a community that values diversity and our student organizations play an important role in striving to ensure that Michigan continues to maintain a diverse environment. PIBS students come from all over the world, bringing with them a set of talents, achievements, and perspectives that help nurture a supportive and open academic space.

DEI Spotlight


Blake Heath

PhD Candidate, Program in Immunology

Hometown: Little Rock, AR/Plano, Tx

“It has been a privilege to be working towards a PhD at Michigan. I want to ensure that I’m doing what I can to elevate the voices of biomedical scientists from traditionally underrepresented and marginalized communities.” -Blake 

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