CEI Perspectives
Community Engagement Institute (CEI) Perspectives hosts engaged conversations that address focused topics of interest to communities to appreciate diverse points of view and to serve as a call to action for science, service and solutions. Drawing on a combination of formal presentations and moderated panels, this venue provides an agile and more frequent setting to respond to pressing issues. CEI Perspectives is a partnership with the UAB Center for the Study of Community Health, a CDC-sponsored Prevention Research Center.

  • A Conversation on LGBTQ Health Equity
    August 30, 2022 | 10am - Noon
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    Commitment to providing quality healthcare to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) persons is the focus of the conversation. Eliminating health disparities that occur based on sexual orientation, gender identity and presentation will improve overall community healthcare. This virtual event features a panel of experts leading discussions around this critical issue facing communities across the country and this discussion aims to explore ways to partner in research and in educational outreach toward solutions.

    Moderator and Panelists:

    Sarah MacCarthy, PhD
    Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professor
    UAB Department of Health Behavior | UAB School of Public Health

    Jean Hernández, MA
    Latinx Program Coordinator, AIDS ALABAMA

    Austin H. Johnson, PhD (he/him/his)
    Director, Southern Equality Research and Policy Center
    Morissa Ladinsky, MD
    Associate Professor, UAB Department of Prediatrics
    Multidisciplinary Gender Health Team

    Karen Musgrove, PhD
    CEO, Birmingham AIDS Outreach
    Bridge Hill Kennedy, PhD
    Associate Professor, UAB Department of Psychology
    Director, Online Undergraduate Program Research Concentration: Human Sexuality, LGBTQ+ Rights, Social Psychology, Human Development, and Gender Issues
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  • For more information, contact:

    Clifford Kennon
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