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Equity Trailblazer Award Recipients 2021


The Equity Trailblazer Award, established in 2021, recognizes one student, trainee, staff member and faculty member each year who have made significant contributions and accomplishments in moving Baylor toward being a more diverse and inclusive community above and beyond their generally anticipated scope of responsibilities as a staff, faculty, trainee or student. Recipients will demonstrate this commitment through leadership in recruitment, retention and advancement efforts, teaching, mentoring, research, multi-cultural programming, cultural competency and humility, community outreach activities and/or other initiatives.


2021 Student Honoree

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Farah Ladha, second-year genetic counseling student.

2021 Trainee Honoree

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Andria Tatem, M.D., M.Ed., third-year clinical fellow (PGY7), academic general pediatrics.

2021 Staff Honoree

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Amanda Gutierrez, M.P.H., senior research assistant, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

2021 Faculty Honoree

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Keila Lopez, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology.