About Us

Melanin in Medicine* was created in 2018. Our goal is to celebrate diversity and inclusion in healthcare, science, and public health. We aim to highlight the work of caring individuals from underrepresented minority backgrounds and to inspire the next generation of diverse health care providers, public health practitioners, educators, scientists, and agents of change. The views expressed on this site belong solely to their respective authors.

Original artwork by  Javier Galvan , MD & MPH Candidate

Original artwork by Javier Galvan, MD & MPH Candidate


*medicine (noun) - the science and art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease.