The Institute for Sexual & Gender Minority Health & Wellbeing (ISGMH) will be holding their first Affiliate Showcase this Thursday, January 25 @ Noon!
This showcase will feature short presentations, a panel-based discussion, and will highlight the diverse and innovative sexual and gender minority research being done by ISGMH affiliate faculty members.
Thursday, January 25th, 2018 / 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Stonewall Conference Room
625 N. Michigan Suite 1400 Chicago, IL 60611
The Showcase panel will feature:
- Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH presenting on IKNOW (Improving Health Knowledge and Opportunity for Women), a project designed to understand the challenges for women, mainly African American, in accessing PrEP in Chicago.
- Amy K. Johnson, PhD, MSW presenting on the Chicago Unites in Research to End (CURE) HIV project (of which ISGMH’s Dr. George Greene is the Co-PI), a study aiming to engage communities disproportionately impacted by HIV (young MSM, MSM of color, transwomen and ciswomen of color) in mixed methods research to assess their understanding of and interest in HIV cure research.
- Judith T. Moskowitz, PhD presenting on a positive emotion intervention for people newly diagnosed with HIV.
- Sarah Penzell, MA, CCC-SLP and Nathan Waller, MM, MA, CCC-SLP presenting on BeHeard, an adolescent voice and communication program that is a partnership between Lurie Children’s Gender Development Program and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University.