SexLab Speaker Series: Putting Prevention in their Pockets

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This year SexLab is hosting a speaker series on Sexuality & Health Disparities: A Focus on Sexual Minority Populations. The series will provide an introduction to sexuality-related health disparities among sexual minority populations through special guest seminars, bringing together scholars with diverse research pursuits from across the field of sexuality and the social sciences.  Dr. Jose Bauermeister, the director of SexLab kicked off the  series during World AIDS Week with a talk on structural vulnerabilities and opportunities among Black and Latino men who have sex with men .

On Friday December 14th from 1-3 PM in 1655 SPH I,Dr. Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, will speak on the Use of eHealth to inform, engage and retain YMSM in HIV care and prevention.

Dr. Hightow-Weidman is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC). She earned her Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology in 2004 and has been engaged in clinical and behavioral research focusing on HIV among men of color in the southeastern U.S.Her interests include primary and secondary HIV prevention among gay/bisexual/non-identifying men using technology, and maintaining a large HIV continuity clinic at UNC where she specializes in treating adolescents and young adult MSM.

To learn more about this event or upcoming speakers for this series please visit here.

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