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LGBTIQA+ Speaker Series: Deconstructing the LGBTQ Monolith and Tobacco Use Disparities

April 26, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The LGBTIQA+ Speaker Series, hosted by QCAPS and the LGBTQ Center, will present “Deconstructing the LGBTQ Monolith and Tobacco Use Disparities: Results from a National Phone Survey of Gender and Sexual Minority Adults.”

Marcy Boynton, PhD, is an assistant professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and is a behavioral health researcher with expertise in health decision-making theory and complex survey designs. Overall, Dr. Boynton’s work has a strong emphasis on the multi-dimensional nature of health behavior, with a particular interest in stress and coping processes and health disparities.

In collaboration with Joseph Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor at East Carolina University, Dr. Boynton conducts work examining the etiology of tobacco disparities in the LGBTQIA community to inform the development of culturally appropriate tobacco cessation interventions.

Lunch will be provided! Please register to ensure we have enough food for everyone.

If you have any questions or accessibility needs, please contact Erin Case, Graduate and Professional Student Program Coordinator, at



April 26, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Graduate Student Center
211 W. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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