Two Vanderbilt college members, Assistant Professor of Drugs, Well being and Society Tara McKay and Assistant Professor of Well being Coverage Gilbert Gonzales, would be the featured audio system for a webinar centered on LGBTQ health in the age of coronavirus. Hosted by Mayor John Cooper’s Workplace and the Metro Nashville Council LGBTQ Caucus, the Friday, Might 15, occasion is from 1 to 2 p.m. CDT and is free and open to the general public.
McKay and Gonzales each work with Vanderbilt College’s LGBT Coverage Lab, an initiative funded by means of a 2017 Trans-Institutional Programs award. Most lately, McKay and Gonzales, together with Christopher “Kitt” Carpenter, E. Bronson Ingram Chair in Economics and director of Public Coverage Research, and Lauren Gaydosh, assistant professor of medication, well being and society and public coverage research, have been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the Nationwide Institute on Ageing to check the consequences of social and help networks on sexual and gender minorities 50 to 70 years outdated within the South.
Among the many different audio system on the Might 15 webinar are:
- Gretchen Funk, chief program officer at Fifty Ahead
- Jasper Hendricks, director of advocacy and public coverage at Nashville CARES
- Rose Marie Pink, board president at Nashville Launch Pad
— to news.vanderbilt.edu