Title: Barriers to Accessing Health Care & Experiences of Discrimination among LGBTQ+ people in WA State
Speaker: Diana M. Tordoff, MPH
PhD Candidate- Dept of Epidemiology- UW
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Research Fellow
Speaker: Michael Barry, MPH
Epidemiologist- Public Health – Seattle & King County
Doctoral Student- Dept of Epidemiology- UW
Diana Tordoff (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington and an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Research Fellow. Diana has over ten years experience working with LGBTQ communities. Her research interests include queer and transgender health, sexual health and HIV/STI prevention, and community-based participatory research methods.
Mike Barry (he/him) is an Epidemiologist in the HIV/STD Program at Public Health – Seattle & King County and a PhD Student in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Mike has worked in HIV for 8 years, 4 of which have been with PHSKC. His research interests include the health of LGBTQ+ people, people who inject drugs, and people who participate in sex work.