Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, whose research on sexual minority women is known world-wide, will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 GLMA Nursing Summit to be held in St. Louis on September 14, 2016. Her talk is titled “From gay bars to marriage equality:
The evolution of research on sexual minority women’s health from one researcher’s perspective.” Tonda’s wealth of experience and expertise will provide the perfect start to the day on the theme “Challenges of Advancing LGBTQ Health in Nursing: Finding You Way.”
The day will emphasize networking and interaction along with a great line-up of speakers and panelists, all of whom will provide not only valuable and inspiring information, but time to discuss, ask questions, and find sources of encouragement and support for nursing initiatives to improve LGBTQ health, education, research and practice.
At the end of the day, the 34th Annual GLMA Conference will kick off wth a welcome reception, followed by another three days of presentations and discussions around the theme “Intersectionality in LGBT Communities: Gateways to New Understandings.”