Join our Partners at ISGMH for their 1st Affiliate Showcase Highlighting Sexual & Gender Minority Research this Thursday, 01/25/18

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. 

Lunch will be served. They expect this event will reach capacity quickly, so please RSVP on their website. This lecture will be streamed on BlueJeans for those who wish to join remotely.  

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.
  • 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.

Visit ISGMH's site for more info >>