Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Contacts | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Jody Randall
Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
T: 806.743.4195
3601 4th Street, MS 6269
Lubbock, Texas 79430


Ms. Randall comes to us from Texas Tech where she was founding director for the Office of LGBTQIA Education & Engagement and an adjunct lecturer for Women’s & Gender Studies.

As Vice President, Ms. Randall is responsible for oversight and strategic management of TTUHSC’s efforts to strengthen our diverse and inclusive university community where all faculty, staff, and students are treated respectfully and provided equal access to opportunities. She also will collaborate with the TTUHSC community to develop university-wide DEI action plans while also serving as a member of the President's Cabinet and as chairperson of the university's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. 

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Matt Hernandez, M.Ed.
Coordinator, DEI Programming & Administration
T: 806.743.3382
3601 4th Street, MS 6269
Lubbock, Texas 79430
Office: University Center, Suite 315


Matt Hernandez (he/him) serves as the Coordinator of DEI Programming & Administration in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. He previously led efforts centered on educational programming in the Office of LGBTQIA Education & Engagement at Texas Tech University. At Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, he works to ensure the strategic implementation of DEI programs and services across the TTUHSC enterprise, including the Helix Diversity Series. Matt also serves in a supportive capacity for the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) initiative.

Student Diversity and Inclusion

Headshot of Doris HerefordDoris Hereford, M.Ed.
Director, Student Diversity and Inclusion
T: 806.743.6489
3601 4th Street STOP 8310
ACB 2C400
Lubbock, TX 79430

Doris Hereford has been employed within the Texas Tech System for over five years and at the Health Sciences Center since 2017. She loves working with the students and being an advocate for them. Doris holds a BS in Business Administration and a Masters in Higher Education from Texas Tech University. Guns up! When she’s not at work or school she enjoys being around family and friends, hanging out with her two teenage sons, binge watching her favorite shows and traveling. Doris is excited to bring new, fresh and innovative ideas to Student Life and the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion. She believes every voice needs to be heard and represented.