Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Nezhad takes on new position at Rainbow Health Initiative

sheila-cropped-thumb-297x320-147513.jpgSheila Nezhad (MDP '10) is the program manager at Rainbow Health Initiative (RHI). RHI is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit that advances health equity for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people through research, education, and advocacy. She oversees a variety of programs that focus on advancing the health of LGBTQ people in Minnesota, including: educating health care providers about LGBTQ health disparities, conducting health research, advocating for LGBTQ inclusion in public health, and reducing the harms of alcohol and tobacco on LGBTQ communities.

Learn more about Rainbow Health Initiative and get more info about the press conference of the RHI Data Release Event held this past March.

Originally published in the Humphrey Diversity blog.

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