Structural Stigma and the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations

March 28, 2013
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
N110 - CPHB

Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, PhD, is assistant professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Yale University and was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar at Columbia. Dr. Hatzenbuehler's research examines how structural forms of stigma increase risk for adverse health outcomes among members of socially disadvantaged populations, with a particular focus on lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals.

His research has been published in several leading journals, including tAmerican Journal of Public Health, Psychological Bulliten, and Pediatrics. Dr. Hatezenbuehler's research has received multiple awards from the American Public Health Association and the American Psychological Association, has been widely covered in the media, including television and print interviews, and has been cited in court cases on sexual orientation-related discrimination. Dr. Hatzenbuehler is currently being funded on a K01 award from NIDA to study social determinants of substance use and other health outcomes among sexual minority youth. 

Co-sponsors for this event: The University of Iowa College of Public Health, The University of Iowa College of Public Health Diversity Committee, Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center, and the Public Policy Center. 

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