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LGBTQ HEALTH EQUITY IN APPALACHIA: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY SYMPOSIUM

Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Jabson, UTK Department of Public Health, and co-sponsored by the UTK Commission for LGBT People and Pride Center, this symposium will showcase the current state of LGBTQ health in Appalachia.

Featuring a keynote presentation from Dr. Henry Ng of The MetroHealth System, Cleveland, OH; a panel of local experts speaking to pressing social and political issues facing Southern LGBTQ people; and an interdisciplinary research symposium highlighting academic and community efforts to protect LGBTQ civil rights and promote health equity. 

Submit your abstract for presentation by 02/28

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Event Schedule:

  • 8:30am: Registration
  • 9:00am: Welcome + Opening remarks
  • 9:10am: Panel Discussion: LGBTQ Health Equity in Appalachia
  • 10:40am: Keynote Speaker: Dr. Henry Ng, Chair, Department of Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, OH. "Imagining LGBTQ Health Equity Together"
  • 11:45am: Interdisciplinary Research Poster Presentations + Lunch

Friday, April 6 at 8:30am to 2:00pm

Panhellenic Building, Room 106
1531 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996

Event Type

Meetings & Conferences

Topic

Humanities & Social Sciences, Health & Wellness, Law & Policy

Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public

Website

https://tiny.utk.edu/rsvpLGBTQHealth

Cost

Free, must RSVP

Group

Commission for LGBT People

Contact Name

Dr. Jennifer Jabson

Contact Email

LGBTQhealth@utk.edu

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