“At the UF Health Cancer Center, we value the contributions of each person and respect their experiences, culture, identity, abilities and opinions. In fact, it is this inherent diversity of our community that enhances creativity and innovation. Having a diverse workforce and a workforce that reflects the community we serve will assuredly result in improved outcomes for our patients through innovative healthcare and community wellness solutions. We are dedicated to advancing progress against cancer and recognize the importance of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Justice in these efforts.”
– Luisel Ricks-Santi, Ph.D.
Dr. Luisel Ricks-Santi is a cancer genomics researcher and population scientist possessing over 15 years of academic research experience. She is committed to diversity & inclusion through research education and training and is particularly adept in the areas of grantsmanship, organizational leadership, clinical-translational methods and transdisciplinary team science approaches.