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Briefing Date:03/30/2011
Topic:The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on the Health of Select Populations
Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities

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Congressional Briefings
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
2446 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 1:00 p.m.
and
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.

on

The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) People:
Building a Foundation for Better Understanding

Requested by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), this new Institute of Medicine report offers an assessment of the state of research on the health status of LGBT populations and identifies research gaps and opportunities. It recommends steps that will help the NIH ensure that it promotes effective and efficient research efforts in this area.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on March 31, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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