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2023 Scientific Meeting
Speaker Profiles

Keynote Speakers

Walter Bockting, PhDWalter Bockting, PhD

Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Nursing)
Area Leader, Gender, Sexuality, and Health, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Program for the Study of LGBTQ+ Health
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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Title: Identities, intersectionality, and the development of resilience: toward health equity for all

Objectives: After this presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Define intersectionality, and give two examples of its impact on health and health behavior.

2. Describe health disparities found among sexual and gender minority populations

3. Name three domains of resilience in the face of minority stress

Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPHSandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH

Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor
Boston University School of Public Health

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Title: TBD

Symposium Speakers

Amani M. Allen, PhD, MPHAmani M. Allen, PhD, MPH

Professor
University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health

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Title: TBD

Greta Bauer, PhD, MPHGreta Bauer PhD, MPH

Professor
Chair in Sexual Health
Director, Institute for Sexual and Gender Health
University of Minnesota Medical School

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Title: Intersectionality and survey measurement: Beyond identity categories

David Chae, ScD MADavid Hui Woong Chae, ScD, MA

Associate Professor
Director, Society, Health and Racial Equity (SHARE) Lab
Associate Dean for Research
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

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Title: TBD

Hannah Cooper, ScDHannah Cooper, ScD

Professor
Rollins Chair in Substance Use Disorder Research
Emory University

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Title: TBD

Shari L. Dworkin, PhD, MSShari L. Dworkin, PhD, MS

Professor
University of Washington Bothell

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Title: Intersectionality, Heterosexually-Active Men and HIV: Reflections from the Field

Objectives:

  1. To assess the extent to which intersectionality as a framework has been applied to an understanding of heterosexually-active men in the HIV/AIDS pandemic
  2. To identify several innovations that an intersectional analysis provided across 3 previous domestic and global HIV studies
  3. To make recommendations for next steps for those researchers who wish to use intersectionality as a theory or method in their health-related work

Jesus Ramirez-Valles, PhD, MPHJesus Ramirez-Valles, PhD, MPH

Professor
Chief, Division of Prevention Science
University of California San Francisco

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Title: TBD

Nancy Schoenberg, PhDNancy Schoenberg, PhD


Marion Pearsall Professor of Behavioral Science
Director, Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET)
University of Kentucky


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Title: Advancing health equity among rural residents through translational health behavior research


Objectives:

Upon completion of this presentation, you will be able to:

  1. Define and describe health challenges in rural contexts
  2. Improve your understanding of cultural adaptation of evidence-based interventions
  3. Describe translational behavioral approaches to mitigate such inequities, including community-based interventions

Stella Yi, MPH, PhDStella Yi, MPH, PhD

Associate Professor
NYU School of Medicine

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Title:  Community- and Data-Driven Efforts to Improve Nutrition Disparities for Immigrant Families

Objectives:

1.  Describe the formative process behind the development of a multi-sector and collaborative initiative to address nutrition disparities

2.  Recognize the equivalent role of community members, community partners, and academia to drive forward structural change

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