5051.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Challenges in Organizing and Delivering Health Services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities

This session, which is comprised of five presentations, will investigate numerous challenges in the organization and delivery of health services to LGBT popultions. Various issues will be addressed, including health priorities for gay and bisexual men, methodological and structural challenges to LGBT health research, gaps in gerontological research affecting LGBT elders, and the intersection of race and sexual orientation
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Arnold H. Grossman, PhD, ACSW
Organizer(s):John Blake West, EdD
8:30 AMGay and bisexual men's health: what we know, what we need to learn, what we need to do
Ilan H. Meyer, PhD
8:45 AMIntersection of race and sexual orientation
Ednita M. Wright, PhD, CSW
9:00 AMMethodological challenges to studying lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health
Randall Sell, ScD
9:15 AMStructural and institutional challenges to LGBT health
Judith Bradford, PhD
9:30 AMThe gray area of gerontological research: Gaps in older gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender research and services
Michael D. Shankle, MPH, Mark S. Friedman, MPA, MSW, Anthony J. Silvestre, PhD, LSW
Sponsor:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Cosponsors:Chiropractic Health Care; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Latino Caucus; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA