Event description: Intersectional Stigma Research for Transgender Health Justice 

About the Speaker: 

Tonia Poteat, PhD, PA-C, MPH, is Assistant Professor of Social Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as core faculty in the UNC Center for Health Equity Research. After completing her PhD at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Poteat served for two years in the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator as the Senior Advisor for Key Populations. Since returning to academia in 2014, Dr. 

Poteat’s research, teaching, and practice have focused on HIV and LGBT health disparities with particular attention to the health and well-being of transgender communities. Her current work attends to the health consequences of stigma based on multiple marginalized identities. Dr. Poteat is a certified HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine and has devoted her clinical practice to providing medically appropriate and culturally competent care to members of the LGBTQ community as well as people living with HIV. In 2018, she was selected for the Simmons Scholars Program which provides support for underrepresented faculty in medicine. 

About the Speaker Series: 

The Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE) Speaker Series brings cutting-edge research in the field of gender and sexual health equity to researchers, practitioners, students and interested members of the public. 

This is a unique opportunity for education and dialogue. 

  • Date & time: Nov 19, 2020 
  • Time: 12:00 pm 
  • End date & time: Nov 19, 2020 
  • End Time: 1:00 pm 
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom) 
  • Organizer: The Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity (CGSHE) 
  • Cost: Free 
  • Register here: 
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