2014 Distinguished Healthcare Diversity Advocate

Award Winners

Kim Costello
Executive Recruiter
City of Hope
2014 Distinguished Healthcare Diversity Advocate
Lyndon Edwards
Vice President & Administrator
Loma Linda University Medical Center-East Campus Hospital & Loma Linda University Surgical Hospital
2014 Distinguished Healthcare Diversity Advocate
E. Ann Lee
Vice President, Professional & Support Services
Glendale Memorial Hospital & Health Center
2014 Distinguished Healthcare Diversity Advocate



To recognize individuals of color who have made a difference in the diversity and inclusion realm through their research or achievements, and exemplify the ability to excel in the healthcare field.


Criteria for selection

  • Creates or spearheads innovative diversity initiatives that establish and foster a more inclusive and equitable work environment.
  • Sustains a record of accomplishments or contributions to the healthcare industry throughout the scope of his or her career
  • Demonstrates active involvement in community outreach programs
  • Retains a commendable reputation with colleagues, superiors, and patients
  • Exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence
  • Demonstrates a consistent pattern of commitment ot the recruitment, training, development, and retention of individuals from all populations