Celebrating our 6th Annual Conference
A Call to Action: Securing Past Achievements and Building Our Future

May 4-5, 2018
New York, NY

Conference Early Bird Registration NOW OPEN
The LGBT Health Workforce Conference provides an overview of up-to-date practices (climate, educational, research, and clinical) in preparing the health care workforce to address the health concerns and disparities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.  This conference is designed for health professionals (M.D., D.O., P.A.-C., R.N., N.P., D.D., social workers, psychologists, etc.), educators, and students (pre-health professions, professional schools, and graduate), but all interested are invited to attend. CME credit will be available.
Choose from many exciting events!
** Two day conference sharing best practices in clinical care, education and research **
** One day Grant Writing Seminar **
** May 4 Leadership Awards Dinner **
** May 5 Poster Presentation and Competition **

NEW for 2018! Grant Writing Seminar

This one day event is designed for researchers interested in writing and submitting grant applications for LGBT-related health research.  NIH officers and senior researchers will share best practices in the submission of grant applications.  Participants will also have an opportunity for scheduled individual feedback on their grant’s specific aims. Participants will also participate in a mock NIH study session led by NIH officers and senior health researchers.

Seminar Faculty:

Karen Parker, PhD, MSW
Director, Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office
National Institutes of Health
Walter Bockting, PhD
Co-Director, Program for the Study of LGBT Health
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Nursing), Columbia University
Research Scientist, NYS Psychiatric Institute
Iván C. Balán, PhD
Investigator, Intervention Science Core
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University
Robert Freeman, PhD
Health Scientist Administrator
Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
Sarit A. Golub, PhD MPH
Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Hunter HIV/AIDS Research Team (HART)
Hunter College of the City University of New York
Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH
Dean and Professor
Rutgers School of Public Health
Departments of Biostatistics and Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Brandyn Lau, MPH
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Mitchell Lunn, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Brad Newsome, PhD
Health Scientist Administrator
Health Inequities and Global Health Branch
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
Jonathon Rendina, PhD
Faculty Investigator and Director of Quantitative Methods
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Hunter College
Monika Safford, MD
Chief, Division of Internal Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Martin Shapiro, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College