Northwestern University

Apr
28
Fri

National LGBTQ Health Conference 2017

When: Friday, April 28, 2017
All day  

Where: Chicago, IL

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Beth Ann Hamilton   1.312.503.0049

Group: Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH)

Category: Academic

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Description:

Join the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing and the Center on Halsted for the 5th annual National LGBTQ Health Conference: Bridging Research and Practice. With national sponsors including the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and the Centers for Disease Control, the National LGBTQ Health Conference is an interdisciplinary translational research conference that aims to bring together scientists, public health professionals, and healthcare providers to improve the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer populations.

This conference will specifically focus on creating a dialogue between researchers and practitioners by integrating both research findings and clinical application into each panel or symposium. We further aim to foster professional development and networking opportunities. 2017 Conference Themes are HIV/AIDS; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Adolescent Health; Violence and Trauma; Suicide and Mental Health; & Intersections of Race/Ethnicity and LGBTQ Health.
Highlights:

-Keynote speaker, expert panel, and breakout sessions showcasing emerging research and practice
-Professional Development Institute
-Continuing education units will be offered for psychologists and licensed mental health providers in the state of Illinois
-The conference is co-organized by the Sexual Orientation and Gender Institute (SOGI) at Center on Halsted and the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing at Northwestern University.

Date: April 28-30, 2017
Location: Chicago, IL

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