DemSem: Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde (CDE Visiting Scholar, Utah State University), “Intersectionality & Discrimination: Predicting Cardiovascular, & Sleep Health Outcomes among Sexual & Gender Minorities”

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8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building 1180 Observatory Drive Madison, WI 53706
@ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
DemSem full semester schedule

Lunch will be served at 11:45 am in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences

From Marquez-Velarde:

“The chronic exposure to social disadvantage-related stressors becomes biologically embedded over time. Discrimination is a chronic stressor associated with adverse health outcomes among both racial & ethnic and sexual & gender minoritized individuals. Extant research predominantly examines the health effects of discrimination attributed to a single minoritized status. Using an intersectional framework, I explore the association between racial/ethnic and sexual/gender-based discrimination and cardiovascular and sleep health outcomes in a sample of self-identified LGBTQ+ individuals.”