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Current Issues in LGBTQ Health featuring Christine Wood

Logo with name, "Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing"

When: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: 625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1400, Stonewall Conference Room, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Cost: This event is free and open to the public.

Contact: Andrew Principe  

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

Category: Academic


Please mark your calendars for the December installment of our "Current Issues in LGBTQ Health" series, featuring Christine Wood, PhD, who will speak on their research into progress towards broadening participation for LGBTQ+ people in STEM.


Date: Thursday, October 12 2023

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm Central Time

Location: 625 N. Michigan Avenue

Suite 1400, Stonewall Conference Room

Chicago, IL 60611

This will be a hybrid event. Guests can register to attend virtually or in person. Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees who register using this form by December 1st, 2023. 


About the Speaker:

Dr. Christine Wood (they/she) is a research assistant professor in the department of medical social sciences and the institute for sexual and gender minority health at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Currently, she is on detail at the National Science Foundation serving as the senior advisor to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. For the past decade, their research has focused primarily on barriers to inclusion in STEM fields. In her current position at NSF, she is working to advance equity for sexual and gender minorities in the federal and scientific workforces by focusing on the urgent need for data on the experiences of SGM people in STEM. 

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