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ISGMH 2024 Postdoc Showcase 1 of 2

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

When: Thursday, April 25, 2024
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 join us for our 2024 ISGMH Postdoctoral Fellow Showcases. Our first of two showcases will take place April 25th.

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2024

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


625 N. Michigan Avenue

Suite 1400 Stonewall Conference Room

Chicago, IL 60611


This will be a hybrid event. Attendees may join virtually or in person. Lunch will be provided to in-person attendees who register by Monday, April 22nd. 


About the Speakers:

Tom Wolff, PhD, received his PhD from Duke University's Department of Sociology and was an affiliate at Duke Network Analysis Center and now works as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in ISGMH's CONNECT program. Tom has been diving into how social interactions and cultural factors affect peer sanctioning processes, and his research also explores the impact of communication on social network analysis.

Paige Hackenberger, MD, is a new ISGMH T32 Research Fellow working with Dr. Sumanas Jordan and Dr. Lauren Beach on projects related to transgender and non-binary patients and their access to preventative healthcare screening through algorithms embedded within the electronic medical record. Paige received her B.B.A. in Business from the University of Michigan and her M.D. from the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Before starting at ISGMH, she completed three years of her integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Northwestern. She is spending her dedicated research year as a one-year ISGMH research fellow before completing three more clinical years of residency.

Raymond A. Ruiz, PhD is a T32 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Behavioral and Psychosocial Research Training Program in Cancer Prevention and Control within the Feinberg School of Medicine. At ISGMH, he is working with Dr. Lauren B. Beach and the ADVOCATE Program. Raymond received his Ph.D. in Health Services from the University of Washington, where he focused on examining minority stressors and protective factors in relation to cigarette smoking among LGB Veterans.

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