TRANSFORMING CARE CONFERENCE
OCTOBER 19-20, 2017 | COLUMBUS, OHIO
TRANSFORMING CARE CONFERENCE 2016
Midwest Conference on LGBTQ Health Equity and HIV/AIDS
The Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity and the Ohio AIDS Coalition hosted 529 activists, academics, community members, and health & social service professionals at Transforming Care: Midwest Conference on LGBTQ Health Equity and HIV/AIDS. The conference addressed health disparities affecting the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS community and took place at The Ohio State University Fawcett Center on October 20-21, 2016.
Through more than 60 sessions over 2 days, the conference provided a unique opportunity for professionals and community members to come together to share not only research and best practices but practical information like family planning, wellness activities and health and safety initiatives.
2016 Transforming Care: Ohio HIV/AIDS Pre-Conference
The Ohio AIDS Coalition (OAC) presented the 2016 Transforming Care: Ohio HIV/AIDS Pre-Conference in partnership with Gilead Sciences, Inc. This event took place on October 19, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbus, Ohio.
The Ohio HIV/AIDS Pre-Conference brought together consumer advocates for a one day event of workshops about advocacy, HIV, intersectionality, and more, in order to empower those living with HIV to advocate for themselves and their communities.
Additional information is available here.
2016 Featured Speakers
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
A pre-conference for People Living with HIV will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn – University Area.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Dr. Michael Marshal, University of Pittsburgh – “Taking Stock of an Emerging Literature:
Mental Health Disparities among LGBTQ Youth and Their Implications for Healthcare Providers”
Damian Denson, Centers for Disease Control – Plenary Address
Kristin Keglovitz-Baker, Howard Brown Health Center – Plenary Address
Toby Meltzer, MD – “Preparing and Prescreening, Postoperative Complications and Postoperative Needs”
“Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens” Film Screening and Discussion on Drag and Gender
Friday, October 21, 2016
Keynote Address: Harvey Makadon, MD, Fenway Institute and National LGBT Health Education Center
Julie Gonen, Esq., Policy Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights
Janetta Johnson, TGI Justice Project – Plenary Address
Provider Fair – Health Screenings, STI Testing, Mammograms and more
Our Event Sponsors
If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aetna Better Health of Ohio
Huntington National Bank
National Association of Social Workers – Ohio Chapter
The Ohio State University College of Nursing – Office of Student Affairs, Equity, and Inclusion
The Ohio State University College of Public Health
United Way of Central Ohio
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210