The 2014 LGBT Health Forum

Global LGBT Health & Rights
Tue, 15 July, 2014 11:00pm


The annual LGBT Health Forum is a high profile public event that showcases the accomplishments of LGBT Health Policy and Practice students and shines a spotlight on vital health issues facing LGBT people in the United States and globally, including such topics as insurance reform, DOMA, human rights, and HIV/AIDS, among others. The Forum features talks and a roundtable discussion with researchers, activists, and policy experts in the area of focus. Participants take stock of progress and share ideas in person as well as through a simultaneous worldwide webcast of the event to those unable to attend in person. The event also offers several ways for the program to recognize and promote corporate, foundation, and individual donors.

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Program Schedule


Terri Harris Reed, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, George Washington University

Stephen Forssell, Ph.D.
Founding Director, LGBT Health Graduate Certificate Program

Sharon Glezen, M.D.
CERT ‘14 LGBT Health Policy & Practice

Ben Vinson III, Ph.D.
Dean of Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, George Washington University


Keynote Remarks

Nils Daulaire, M.D.
Former Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, United States Department of Health and Human Services

Michael Weinstein
President, AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Ntlotleng Mabena, M.D.
Chief Operations Officer, Centre for HIV and AIDS Prevention Studies

Julie Dorf
Senior Advisor, the Council for Global Equality. Founder, International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Javier Vasquez, J.D.
Human Rights Law Advisor, Pan-American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization

Special Presentation

Jack Andraka
2012 Gordon E. Moore Award recipient at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Panel Discussion

Nils Daulaire, Julie Dorf, Javier Vasquez and Michael Weinstein 

Maeve McKean, J.D., M.S.F.S.
Senior Advisor for Human Rights, Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, U.S. Department of State

Moderated by Stephen Forssell, Ph.D.

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