Diego Adrianzen Herrera, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine-Hematology Oncology
Diego Adrianzen Herrera, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, has been appointed to serve as associate director of diversity, equity, and inclusion for the University of Vermont Cancer Center (UVMCC).
As associate director, Adrianzen Herrera will help to oversee the Cancer Center’s plan to enhance diversity. He will join the UVMCC senior leadership team and will coordinate programs that advance a culture of inclusion across the four pillars of the cancer center: research, education, community outreach, and clinical care.
Adrianzen Herrera is from Peru and received his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at Alberto Hurtado School of Medicine at Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. He did his post-doctoral training as a hematology & medical oncology fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and an internal medicine residency at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
He currently serves on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs Committee for the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and was a participant in the 2023 ASH Health Equity Collective Roundtable. In 2022, he was named a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion at the annual ASH meeting. Dr. Adrianzen Herrera’s research focuses on health outcomes and translational epidemiology in hematologic malignancies.