Top Health Concerns of the LGBT Community

UAB is committed to health – not only as an academic discipline, but as an important factor in quality of life.  Friday, Oct. 28, come learn about the health concerns most relevant to the LGBT community.  Here's the event info:

UAB is committed to health – not only as an academic discipline, but as an important factor in quality of life.  Friday, Oct. 28, come learn about the health concerns most relevant to the LGBT community.  Here's the event info:

Date/Time:                  Friday 10/28/2011 at 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Location:                    Cudworth Hall auditorium (UAB Continuing Education Center Auditorium), 1919 University Blvd, next door to the                                         Doubletree.

Sponsor:                     The Alliance for LGBT Equality at UAB    

Speakers:                 

Teena M. McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, Professor of Nursing

Christina Muzny, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Nicholas Van Wagoner, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Amy H. Warriner, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

E. Turner Overton, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

AGENDA

10:00 a.m.                   Introduction and welcome:  Jim Raper, President LGBT Alliance of UAB

10:00 a.m.                   Five top health concerns for Gay men – Van Wagoner

10:20 a.m.                   Five top health concerns for Lesbian women - Muzny

10:40 a.m.                   Five top health concerns for Transgender persons - Warriner

11:00 a.m.                   Mental Health Issues for LGBT persons – McGuinness

11:20 a.m.                   An Ounce of Prevention: Vaccines of interest to LGBT persons - Overton

Selection of topics for this presentation was made based on available time and the availability of presenters.  The organizers realize there are many other important health care issues that are of concern to the LGBT community.

Everyone is invited to attend the following presentation sponsored by MedPride at UAB, The Office of Student Success Programs at the UAB School of Medicine:

October 28                  LGBT PATIENT-CENTERED CARE

Noon – 1PM                Ms. Shane Snowdon, Director, LGBT Resource Center, University of California, San Francisco LGBT Health Concerns. 

Location:                     Volker Hall, Lecture Room C, 1670 University Blvd