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Discussion on the Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Program

January 28, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Presentations from the Duke Global Health Institute's Faculty and Staff

This month's research seminar features faculty and staff from the Duke Global Health Institute who will discuss aspects of the Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Program. Dr. Deondra Rose from the Sanford School of Public Policy will be the discussant.

Dr. Sara LeGrand speaks on:

-The Duke SGM Health Program
-Snapshots of Current Projects
-Development of the SGM Health Best Practices Knowledgebase

Dr. Hy Huynh speaks on:

-SGM Health Policy Work
-Development of the SGM Health Policy Database Website

Ms. Ashley Blewitt-Golsch speaks on:

-SGM Health Student Engagement and Research at Duke
-Commitment to Responsible Community Outreach and Inclusion

Dr. Kate Whetten speaks on:

-Research Priorities of the SGM Health Program
-Opportunities for Collaboration with Population Health
-NIH funding Opportunities

When: Thursday, Jan. 28, 3:30-5:00PM
Where: Zoom

About Our Speakers

Dr. LeGrand conducts social and behavioral research related to HIV prevention and care.

Ms. Blewitt-Golsch supports research that examines and addresses health disparities faced by Sexual and Gender Minorities.

Dr. Huynh's research focuses on child protection and inclusion and child and adolescent mental health, particularly for marginalized youth populations.

Dr. Whetten's research looks at understanding health disparities focusing on life course events and social/environmental factors.