Promoting the Health and Wellbeing of Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) and Improving Their Access to and Quality of Health Care

When

Monday, October 28, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Where

BSL Thomas & Mack Moot Court Facility #151

PROMOTING THE HEAL TH AND WELLBEING OF SEXUAL AND GENDER MINORITIES 
(SGM) AND IMPROVING THEIR ACCESS TO 
AND QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2019
4 - 5:30 PM 
THOMAS & MACK MOOT COURT FACILITY
 
This panel discussion will identify how stigma, stress, and discrimination result in physical and mental health disparities as well as reduced access to and quality of health care for SGM. The panelists will also present strategies to overcome health disparities and to provide holistic, quality health care for SGM. Following the panel discussion there will be a meet and greet with the panelists. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Francisco Sy, Professor, UNLV School of Public Health. 

REGISTER HERE 

Panelists include:

Perry Cohen, Executive Director & Instructor, The Venture Out Project
Georgiann Davis, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, UNLV College of Liberal Arts
Salvatore Biazzo, DO, Senior Staff Physician, UNLV Student Health and FAST Center
Karl Kingsley, PhD, MPH, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, UNLV School of Dental Medicine
Jennifer Pharr, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health, UNLV School of Public Health
Moderator:

Francisco S. Sy, MD, DrPH, Professor & Chair, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, UNLV School of Public Health