Please join us for our upcoming Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture with CONNECT Paper Competition Winners: Dylan Felt, Sandra Isano, Isabel Sturla. You can find more information on the competition here.
The talk will be held from 12:00 – 1:30pm (CT) on Thursday, August 27 over Zoom. To register, please fill out the form below. A link will be sent ahead of the event.
About the speakers:
Dylan Felt, B.A., M.P.H. student, (she/her and they/them) is a Research Project Coordinator with the Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) Research Program at Northwestern University. She earned her BA in Psychology from Brown University, and is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Health at Northwestern University in the evenings. A non-binary transgender woman, their work emphasizes community activism and leadership in public health, and the importance of using research as a political tool to advance health equity among marginalized populations.
Isabel Sturla, B.A., (she/her and they/them) is an M1 at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Born in Argentina to an Argentine father and American mother, she moved to the United States at six years old and grew up in Evanston, her mother’s hometown. Isabel graduated from Northwestern University in 2017 with a Bachelor of the Arts, double majoring in Biological Sciences and Psychology with a minor in Spanish. In her free time, she loves to cook, go biking down Chicago’s lakeshore path, and play with her beloved cat Pluto.
Sandra Isano, M.S., M.B.A., is a health professional with over 7 years of experience in project management, HIV prevention among vulnerable populations and community engagement. She holds a Master of Science in Global Health Delivery from the University of Global Health Equity and a Master in Business Administration. Her recent research study to assess barriers to Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) utilization among LGBTQ people in sub-Saharan Africa has been published in Preventive Medicine Reports. She currently works with the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) as a Lecturer and Coordinator for the Global Community Based Education.