FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Terry Stone, CEO
Regina R. Washington, DrPH, joins LGBT HealthLink Team
Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 31, 2016 – CenterLink announced today that Dr. Regina Washington will be joining the LGBT HealthLink team effective November 1, 2016. Dr. Washington brings over 15 years of experience in community, governmental, and academic leadership with a strong background in strategic planning and program/policy development, implementation, and evaluation. Her previous experience has focused on health disparities, health education, and health policy, specifically related to tobacco cessation and cancer control.
“Dr. Washington joining CenterLink is a real push to support and advance the important work of LGBT HealthLink to address health disparities and achieve LGBT health equity”, stated Terry Stone, CEO of CenterLink.
Dr. Washington said, “I look forward to joining CenterLink as we strive to enhance LGBT health by eliminating tobacco use and reducing cancer. There is still much to do, and I’m excited to be part of this great team of professionals.”
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LGBT HealthLink, a program of CenterLink, links people and information to spread LGBT wellness best practices across state departments of health, federal decision makers, and community organizations. We are one of 8 CDC-funded tobacco and cancer disparity networks. www.lgbthealthlink.org
CenterLink – was founded in 1994 as a member-based coalition to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers. A fundamental goal of CenterLink’s work is to help build the capacity of these centers to address the social, cultural, health and political advocacy needs of LGBT community members across the country. CenterLink continues to play an important role in addressing the challenges centers face by helping them to improve their organizational and service delivery capacity, access public resources and engage their regional communities in the grassroots social justice movement. www.lgbtcenters.org