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Research Objectives of the Lesbian Health Research Center

The Lesbian Health Research Center adds another dimension to the goals of the Institute for Health & Aging by serving women across the lifespan, and providing research data for making public policy decisions, improving public education, and facilitating community interventions. Our specific goals are to:

  • Conduct research, education, training and public service, reflective of a broad vision of health and a strong commitment to community collaborations.
  • Engage in health research on lesbian, bisexual women, and trans-gender individuals using the research skills and experiences of reputable UCSF faculty, as well as other nationally recognized collaborators.
  • Serve as an ongoing forum for the research community and the lesbian, bisexual women, and transgender communities to participate in research.
  • Ensure that the results of the Center’s research are widely disseminated and used in a broad range of settings, from clinical care applications to policy implementation.

    To learn more about the Lesbian Health Research Center or to support our research and educational programs contact the us at lhrc@ucsf.edu.
 
     

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