This talk was the second panelist in the Health Equities and Disparities Session for the 4th Annual UC Data Day Conference hosted by UC Libraries.
Tammy Mentzel, MPH, Assistant Director for Programs and Projects, University of Cincinnati, Academic Health Center, Cincinnati Cancer Center
Talk Title(s): Understanding Health Disparities and Perceptions of Discrimination in Greater Cincinnati
Tammy served as the Program Director for the Transformation of Mission-based Health Care through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion project aimed at bolstering diversity in the health care workforce and eliminating health disparities in urban communities by identifying, testing and adopting evidence-based strategies and tools. Tammy was formerly in the College of Nursing at UC where she was a Research Associate and Program Director providing leadership and support on six funded research projects totaling over $4.6 million.
This presentation represents Panelists 3 and 4 as a joint presentation and This talk was the third panelist in the Health Equities and Disparities Session for the 4th Annual UC Data Day Conference hosted by UC Libraries.
Joint Talk with Dr. Pickle and Stef Murwsky – Title: Developing Best Practices to Address LGBTQ and Health Disparities
Sarah Pickle, MD (she/her/hers), Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Pickle and her colleagues are studying best practices for training future generations of health care professionals in transgender medicine. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is one of the only US Medical Schools to have a nationally published, dedicated transgender medicine curriculum.
Stef Murawsky, MA, WGSS, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology Pronouns: they/them/theirs
University of Cincinnati Department of Sociology
I am currently completing a qualitative dissertation that explores transgender patient experiences of navigating and managing a stigmatized gender identity in biomedical contexts. I plan to generate a critical analysis of stigma in healthcare that demonstrates how structural, interpersonal and individual level transgender healthcare experiences are gendered and racialized.