National LGBTQ Health Conference:
Bridging Research and Practice
April 28-30, 2017, Chicago, IL
Call for Submissions
The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing at Northwestern University and Center on Halsted invite submissions for the 5th Annual National LGBTQ Health Conference. With national sponsors including the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and the Centers for Disease Control, the National LGBTQ Health Conference is an interdisciplinary translational research conference that aims to bring together scientists, public health professionals, and healthcare providers to improve the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer populations.
This conference will specifically focus on creating a dialogue between researchers and practitioners by integrating both research findings and clinical application into each panel or symposium. We further aim to foster professional development and networking opportunities. 2017 Conference Themes are HIV/AIDS; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Adolescent Health; Violence and Trauma; Suicide and Mental Health; & Intersections of Race/Ethnicity and LGBTQ Health.
Keynote speakers include:
Dr. Laura Kann, Senior Scientist and Chief of the School-Based Surveillance Branch in the Division of Adolescent and School Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Ilan Meyer, Williams Distinguished Senior Scholar of Public Policy at the Williams Institute