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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health Disparities
08/15/2013 04:00 PM - 08/15/2013 06:00 PM
Moffitt Cancer Center, Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, Ted and Marty Couch Auditorium

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Disparities

 Participants who attend this seminar will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of barriers and challenges LGBT communities often face in the delivery of health care
  • Gain insight into the transformative relationships between culturally and linguistically competent care, patient experience, and cancer disparities
  • Engage in dialogue on the impact of cancer disparities to LGBT communities, and the significance to patient safety and satisfaction, quality of care, and health outcomes.

Presenters include:

  • Cathy G. Grant, MPA, Director, Moffitt Diversity
  • JoEllen Warnke, RN, MS, OCN®, Nursing Education Specialist, Nurse Residency Program, Moffitt Cancer Center
  •  Sophie Dessureault, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Shannon Breen, MSW, Oncology Social Worker, Patient and Family Services, Moffitt Cancer Center

Networking from 5:30 o.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

Please RSVP to Roberto Ramos at (813) 745-6904 or

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