Meeting the health-care needs of LGBT older adults

Meeting the health-care needs of LGBT older adults

The 2017 Pride Week HSC Campus Keynote address will feature leading scholar and researcher Noell Rowan, Ph.D., addressing the unique challenges of the aging LGBT population, the clinical and social needs of LGBT communities and specific strategies professionals can employ to improve the health of LGBT populations, especially in later life.
When Oct 31, 2017
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where HSC Auditorium, Kornhauser Library
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Contact Phone 502-852-4573
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Rowan is professor and associate director at the School of Social Work, University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is the former director of the B.S.W. Program at the Kent School of Social Work at UofL (2007-2013). She earned both B.S.W. and M.S.W. degrees from the University of Georgia and her Ph.D. in social work from the University of Louisville/University of Kentucky joint program. She has authored more than 20 publications in the research areas of gerontology, LGBT populations, alcohol and other drug addictions, and interprofessional education.

A part of the LGBT Health Certificate as well as Grand Rounds for the Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, this lecture is designed for mental health and primary care professionals, however it is open to all community members. Medical CME and Social Work CEU credit are offered.

The event is presented by the University of Louisville LGBT Center and the Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging. Lunch is provided by the School of Public Health and Information Sciences Student Council.

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