With the motto lux, libertas (light and liberty) the University of North Carolina has affirmed its commitment to the principles of transparency and personal freedom. The University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications. Consistent with these principles and applicable laws, it is therefore our policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status, as articulated in the University’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Related Misconduct


The Department of Pharmacology welcomes individuals of all background to join us in our research endeavors. Our commitment to improving diversity, equity and inclusion is unwavering. Our goals are to

1) recruit and develop a diverse group of students, faculty and staff that reflect our local community, and

2) create an equitable and inclusive environment that promotes growth and success for everyone.

Together with the School of Medicine and The Office of Inclusive Excellence, we are implementing several approaches to help us reach these goals. For more information or to address any concerns please contact our Diversity and Inclusion Liason Dr. Maria Aleman at mmaleman@email.unc.edu