Posts Tagged ‘LGBTQ+’

Vanderbilt cancer researcher pairs with LGBTQI+ expert on OUT: The National Cancer Survey

October 26, 2020

Despite research that shows LGBTQI+ people are at increased risk for cancer, resources tailored to this population are few and little is known about their specific health care experiences and needs. Vanderbilt School of Nursing cancer researcher Bethany Rhoten, PhD’13, MSN’09, is co-primary investigator for OUT: The National Cancer Survey, a major research project that…

Pioneering LGBTI researcher provides insight into health needs of sexual minority women

January 31, 2020

When Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, began researching lesbian health in the early 1990s, her advisors were skeptical and discouraging. They were concerned that she wouldn’t get her papers published or be . . . . View the lecture

LGBTQ and addiction expert to present VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Jan. 14

December 18, 2019

An international authority on addiction and mental health in sexual minority women will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 14, noon-1 p.m. in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 161. Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Global Health Research and Henrik H. Bendixen Professor of International Nursing at…

VUSNPride launches new name, logo and purpose

June 5, 2019

Just in time for Pride Month, VUSN’s LGBTQ+ student organization has announced a new name, logo and leadership. VUSNPride is dedicated to fostering social engagement, networking and sense of belonging for LGBTQ+ students and allies. It provides support and mentorship for VUSN students and applicants, while striving to create a culture of safety and community…