J1: LGBTQ+ 102 – Understanding the “Plus”

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This session explores the range of personal identifies and assumptions that can lead to negative health outcomes and the challenges of seeking and receiving quality health services in a binary oriented system.

Learning objective(s):
•Describe at least five “plus” identities for analyzing how differences in personal identity and assumption of one’s identity can lead to negative health outcomes.

Featured speaker: Jennifer Fonseca, MPH, CHES

Sabrina T. Cherry, DrPH, MSPH, MTS, (Moderator)

Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Dr. Sabrina T. Cherry’s professional experience includes two decades of working and volunteering in the field of Public Health, including serving as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa, and as the spring 2019 Resident Faculty Director in Wales, United Kingdom. As an Assistant Professor at UNC Wilmington, Dr. Cherry has published over a dozen journal articles, book reviews, and commentaries and presented at nearly three dozen local, national, and international conferences. Her research focuses on the intersection of religion and health; qualitative research; and health equity. She has won multiple awards, including the 2018 National Economic Development Award, the Distinguished Scholarly Engagement, and Public Service Award, and the 2020 Franklin H. Williams Award. Dr. Cherry earned a Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) degree from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from Emory University, and a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) from the University of Georgia.

Jennifer Fonseca, MPH, CHES®

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jennifer is a Health Education Specialist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. They received their MPH from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has worked with non-profits addressing youth mental health and sexual violence prevention. She is passionate about making health education materials that are inclusive to all, regardless of identity or ability.


J1: LGBTQ+ 102 – Understanding the “Plus”
03/25/2022 at 3:15 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 03/30/2022
03/25/2022 at 3:15 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 03/30/2022
9 Questions
1.50 Entry CECH credits  |  No certificate available
1.50 Entry CECH credits  |  No certificate available