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Brianna Patterson

PhD Graduate Student This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Research Interests: Health disparities based on gender identity/expression, Minority stress model effects on sexual minorities, Patient/provider power differential in care, Attitude and stigma related to the transgender and non-binary community, Quantitative and qualitative methodology, Global health


  • BS, Columbia Southern University, Fire Science and Emergency Management
  • MPH, Walden University, Epidemiology and Health Promotion

Professional Memberships:

  • American Sociological Association
  • Southern Sociological Society
  • Sociologists for Women in Society
  • American Public Health Association
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedic
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists (IADRS)

Awards and Honors:

  • The Sylvia Rivera Advocacy Champion Award, 2019
  • The Miss Major Hero Award, 2020