Network training update- National Jewish Quitline!

             Network Training Update      National Jewish Quitline       Last week, Dr. Scout flew to Colorado to do trainings at the National Jewish Hospital, home of one of the country’s largest quitlines. Dr. Scout’s training, titled  “The LGBT Population and Tobacco Use: Creating an LGBT Friendly & InclusiveContinue reading “Network training update- National Jewish Quitline!”

Join Me For a Live Webcast: The Passion and Power of Young People in the Ongoing Fight Against Tobacco

The Passion and Power of Young People in the Ongoing Fight Against Tobacco SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday July 24, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar  CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO VISIT THE EVENT HOMEPAGE   In-person attendance is limited to those attending the CTFK Youth Advocacy Symposium andContinue reading “Join Me For a Live Webcast: The Passion and Power of Young People in the Ongoing Fight Against Tobacco”

Upcoming Webinar: The LGBTQ community and Cancer- Health Equality in the Era of the ACA

    Francisco O. Buchting, Ph.D. Buchting Consulting – Principal Steering Committee Member         The LGBTQ community and Cancer- Health Equality in the Era of the ACA Monday April 15, 2013 (11am Pacific) 2:00-3:30 PM EST April is National Minority Health Month, and to celebrate,  join us April 15th as we discussContinue reading “Upcoming Webinar: The LGBTQ community and Cancer- Health Equality in the Era of the ACA”

Missed the Trans Health webinar Last Week? It’s okay, we’ve got you covered.

    The Network for LGBT health Equity An insider’s view of informative info… Reporting on HHS’s Transgender Health Webinar       In the interest of keeping you in the loop, we wanted to provide some updates and resources about something GROUNDBREAKING- Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted aContinue reading “Missed the Trans Health webinar Last Week? It’s okay, we’ve got you covered.”

Mobilizing Youth: Organizing Kick Butts Day 2012

  Mobilizing Youth: Organizing Kick Butts Day 2012 Daniella Matthews-Trigg Program Associate       Last night, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids hosted a National Youth Webinar to start planning for Kick Butts Day 2012. Kick Butts Day, their national day of activism, is coming up in just over two months and the preparations are inContinue reading “Mobilizing Youth: Organizing Kick Butts Day 2012”

Network to Team in Leading First LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings for Nat’l Health Service Corps

by Emilia Dunham Program Associate A while back the National LGBT Cancer Network and the Network for LGBT Health Equity were asked to do the first LGBT cultural competency webinar for the National Health Service Corps. Likely sparked by their amazing training for the Institute for Diversity in Health Management, this dynamic team returns to lead theContinue reading “Network to Team in Leading First LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings for Nat’l Health Service Corps”

PopCtr Mtg: Panel Discussion on Probability and Non-Probability Methods

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA SCIENCEBABBLE ALERT – This is a meeting for scientists, despite my efforts, some of this may get technical. 411 on the issue Probability sampling = getting a group of people for your research that is statistically proven toContinue reading “PopCtr Mtg: Panel Discussion on Probability and Non-Probability Methods”

Together We Can Build a Healthier Nation: America’s Plan for Health and Wellness

By Emilia Dunham Program Associate, reporting on the HHS National Prevention Strategy Announcement  Webcast You may know that as health and LGBT advocates we are particularly pleased with the National Prevention Strategy. It’s inclusive of LGBT people, has a tremendous focus on tobacco and wellness, and is a collaborative effort of 17 government departments. CoordinatedContinue reading “Together We Can Build a Healthier Nation: America’s Plan for Health and Wellness”

Center for Population Research in LGBT Health Holds Annual Convening

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA My Non-Sampling Error Experience Ok, I’ve fled from the very exciting Netroots Nation conference to get back to Boston because today and tomorrow mark the 3rd annual convening of one of The Fenway Institute’s other major initiatives, theContinue reading “Center for Population Research in LGBT Health Holds Annual Convening”

What topics are missing from LGBT media?

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA Reporting from Netroots National LGBT Pre-Conf, Minneapolis MN   First, thanks hugely to Mike Rodgers for creating this LGBT pre-conference where the bloggers and some LGBT groups are tossed in a room together to really try to honeContinue reading “What topics are missing from LGBT media?”