About the 2022 Conference

The National LGBTQ Health Conference is an interdisciplinary translational research conference bringing together scientists, public health professionals, and healthcare providers to discuss issues affecting the health and wellbeing of the LGBTQ community. The largest scientific gathering of its kind in the United States, the conference also fosters professional development and provides networking opportunities. 

The 8th National LGBTQ Health Conference will take place July 28 – 30, 2022


Thursday, July 28: NIH grant writing workshop with the Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office 

Friday, July 29 – Saturday, July 30: National LGBTQ Health Conference 


Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile 

540 N Michigan Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60611 

Conference Highlights 

  • Keynote speakers 
  • Symposia 
  • Poster session 
  • Networking 
  • NIH grant writing workshop 

The conference was founded in 2012 by the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) at Northwestern University and Center on Halsted, the largest LGBTQ community center in the Midwest. In 2019, Emory University joined the conference as a partner. 

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