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3407.0 Lesbian & Bisexual Women's Health
Monday, November 8, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This session presents research findings on lesbian and bisexual women’s health issues, such as intimate partner violence, reproductive health, overweight and obesity, access to health care, and hypertension. Overall, this session provides participants with a fuller understanding of the health concerns of sexual minority women, including the etiology of the aforementioned problems.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss recent research findings related to lesbian and bisexual women’s health. 2. Describe interpersonal and social factors that contribute to lesbian and bisexual women’s overweight or hypertension. 3. Compare strategies to improve lesbian and bisexual women’s access to appropriate health care.
Nancy Kennedy, Dr PH
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Organized by: LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals
CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
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