Appointed as LGBTQ+ Health Equity Research Specialist, GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ+ Equality


ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

PhD field of study

PhD, Sociocultural Anthropology, Arizona State University

Position Description

GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ+ Equality is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ+ health professionals in their work and learning environments. To achieve this mission, GLMA utilizes the scientific expertise of its diverse multidisciplinary membership to inform and drive advocacy, education, and research. The LGBTQ+ Health Equity Research Specialist will play a pivotal role in stewarding GLMA’s research priorities to advance LGBTQ+ health equity, including supporting our Lesbian Health Fund advisory committee and GLMA’s research partnerships. Utilizing a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods, the Research Specialist will also complete a research project that aims to uncover the multifaceted consequences of gender-affirming care bans on healthcare professionals and patients, culminating in a series of comprehensive reports with actionable recommendations.