The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People

The UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Arkansas Dept. of Health Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities present:

Wednesday, Oct. 24 UAMS IDW 126 – 12 noon-1pm
The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People: Ending Disparities, Ending Invisibility 
Guest speaker: Dr. Harvey Makadon

Dr. Harvey J. Makadon

Thursday, Oct. 25 Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium — 8am – 9am
Optimizing High Impact Prevention and Care in CHCs: A Critical Step towards an AIDS-Free Generation

Guest speakers: Dr. Harvey Makadon and Dr. Kevin Ard

Dr. Harvey J. Makadon is Director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at the Fenway Institute in Boston and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He was the first in the nation to integrate HIV care into an academic primary care practice. Dr. Makadon was lead editor of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, American College of Physicians, 2008, and has written numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters related to LGBT health.

Dr. Kevin Ard

Dr. Kevin Ard earned his medical degree from Washington University in Saint Louis and his Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his residency in internal medicine, primary care, and global health equity at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Ard is currently a fellow in infectious diseases at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.