UAHS LGBTQ+ National Symposium and Communtiy Health Fair

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UAHS LGBTQ+ National Symposium and Communtiy Health Fair

University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion
February 13, 2020

Please join us for the 2nd Annual UAHS LGBTQ+ National Symposium and Communtiy Health Fair

February 22, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

UAHS Campus

Wellness Walkway

Free to all UArizona Community

Please RSVP here

Schedule of events:

9:00 - 9:50AM - Registration & Set Up
10:00-10:45AM - Gabriel Sarah, MD., "Supportive Environment For Those Providing Care."UCSF Distinguished Keynote Speaker
11:00 AM-12:00PM- Breakout Sessions

  • Cammy Bellis, M.Ed., College of Medicine-Phoenix, "Custody Challenges Experienced by Affirming Mothers of Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Children"
  • Lavina Tomer, Southern Arizona Senior Pride, "Isolation and Loneliness of LGBTQ+ Older Adults"
  • Jennifer Flynn, MD, Patrick Powers-Lake, MBA, Maggie Schaeffer, MSW, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, "Serving Our LGBT Veterans"
  • Amy D'Arpino, Arizona Complete Health, "LGBTQ+ Youth Panel; Experiences & How You May Be Supportive"
  • Nicholas Wilsone (Diné), University of Arizona Native American Student Affairs, "Remembering Indigenous Two-Spirits"

12:15-2:15PM-Food Trucks/Lunch on your own, Community Health Fair & Entertainment (Drag Show)
2:30-3:30PM- Breakout Sessions

  • Cammy Bellis, M.Ed., College of Medicine-Phoenix, "Custody Challenges Experienced by Affirming Mothers of Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Children"
  • Amy D'Arpino, Arizona Complete Health, "LGBTQ+ Youth Panel; Experiences & How You May Be Supportive"
  • Tylar Zinn, Rainbow Connection Self Defense, "Self-Defense Demonstration"
  • Jason Rivera, Ken Walker, Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, "Best Practices in LGBTQ+ Health Care"
  • Nicholas Wilson (Diné), University of Arizona Native American Student Affairs, "Remembering Indigenous Two-Spirits"

3:45-4:00PM-Closing/RAFFLE Prizes

For more information about keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and community health fair organizations, please visit the event page or see the attached flier.

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