Western Psychological Association

Call for Papers: National LGBT Health Conference

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
Please click here to download the Call for Submissions for the 5th Annual National LGBTQ Health Conference to be held April 28-30, 2017, in Chicago, IL.

To review the submission guidelines and submit your application online, please visit our Proposal Submission Webpage.

Applications must be received by January 16, 2017, at 11:59 PM CST. All applicants will be notified by February 1, 2017, if they have been selected to present.

The conference will be held April 28-30, 2017, in Chicago. For more information, please click here to visit the web page.