Expert Panel on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Health

The Expert Panel on LGBTQ Health provides input on issues affecting the health care of individuals within the LGBTQ community, promoting nursing participation in research on LGBTQ health, and developing policy recommendations to reduce health inequities based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Inaugural Year: 2011

Lead Co-Chair:
Laura C. Hein, PhD, RN, FAAN 
Associate Professor
University of South Carolina

Sarah C. Fogel, PhD, RN, FAAN 
Professor, Director, ASN to MSN Program
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Staff Liaison: Matthew Williams, JD, MA

Board Liaison: Mary Foley, PhD, RN, FAAN 

Previous Chairs: ​Kevin Mallison (2016-2017), Carol Boyd (2015-2016), Tonda Hughes (2014-2015), Richard Ferri and Susan Roberts (2011-2013)


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