Rutgers School of Public Health’s Pride Week will celebrate and raise awareness of LGBTQ+ achievements, health and health challenges, and opportunities for both the Rutgers School of Public Health community as well as prospective students.
Two virtual events will be available throughout the week:
- Attend the Research Symposium to learn more about the multitude of LGBTQ+ focused research happening at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Hear from faculty and students working in a wide variety of research settings on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at noon.
- Our final event is Career Pathways with Pride on Friday, June 11, 2021, at noon. The event will be an opportunity for individuals to learn more about potential career pathways for LGBTQ+ educated public health professionals and the School’s Office of Career Services will share their expertise as well!
The Rutgers School of Public Health was the first accredited school of public health to offer an entire Master of Public Health degree concentrating on LGBTQ health. The program prepares students to conduct research and work in public health programs dedicated to improving the health of LGBTQ+ individuals and communities.
“This LGBTQ Health concentration addresses the growing need for health and health-related practitioners who are trained in addressing the unique and often challenging health needs of LGBTQ individuals across a wide range of professional settings,” says Henry F. Raymond, associate professor, and director of the LGBTQ Health concentration at the Rutgers School of Public Health.
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The Rutgers School of Public Health – New Jersey’s leading academic institution in public health – is committed to advancing health and wellbeing and preventing disease throughout New Jersey, the United States, and the world, by preparing students as public health leaders, scholars, and practitioners; conducting public health research and scholarship; engaging collaboratively with communities and populations; and actively advocating for policies, programs, and services through the lens of equity and social justice. Learn how the Rutgers School of Public Health is “keeping the ‘public’ in public health,” by visiting them at https://sph.rutgers.edu.