Barriers for LGBTQ Scientists

Barriers for LGBTQ Scientists

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  • Event Date: 
    Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Event Location: 
    Zoom
  • Event Speaker(s): 
    • Dr. Erin A. Cech, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Event Host(s): 
    The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
    Salutaris (the NIH SGM Employee Resource Group)

Join us for a virtual lecture with Dr. Erin A. Cech to discuss her work with colleague Dr. Tom J. Waidzunas on the study of over 25,000 US-based researchers finding that scientists who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) are more likely to experience harassment, career obstacles and attrition, and health issues such as work-related stress, depressive symptoms, and insomnia than their peers.

Erin A. Cech, Ph.D.

Erin A. Cech, Ph.D.

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