Promoting Health & Wellbeing of SGM

When

Oct. 28, 2019, 4pm to 5:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Moot Court

Description

On Monday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. a special panel event will be held at UNLV on "Promoting the Health and Wellbeing of Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) and improving their Access to and Quality of Health Care." The 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. 

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

Sponsors:

  • Women’s Council
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • QUNLV
  • School of Integrated Health Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Public Health
  • Dr. Francisco S. Sy

Price

FREE

Admission Information

Open to the public

Contact Information

Nicole Santero

External Sponsor

  • Women’s Council
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • QUNLV
  • School of Integrated Health Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Public Health
  • Dr. Francisco S. Sy