Fall Field Colloquium

Fri, 2013-09-20

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Friday, September 20, 2013



Dr. Kimberly Acquaviva, Ph.D., MSW


Closing the Gap:

Strategies for Addressing Health Care Disparities among LGBT Older Adults



UNI Maucker Union (UNI Campus)

9:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.


An authority on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) aging, Dr. Acquaviva serves on the editorial boards of several journals including Sexuality Research and Social Policy, Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, and Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research. She completed a two-year term as Chair of the Friends of the National Institute on Aging, a broad-based coalition of almost 50 aging, disease, research, and patient groups supporting the mission of the National Institute on Aging (NIA). As Chair, she led efforts to advocate on behalf of the NIA through the annual congressional budget and appropriations process and promote NIA research activities by sponsoring briefings for congressional staff. In 2013, Dr. Acquaviva was appointed by DHHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to serve on NIH’s National Advisory Council on Aging.



Sponsored by: UNI Social Work Field Instruction Colloquium

                                                    Carol Cook, Director of Field Instruction



CEUs are being requested for: Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors,

                                                     & Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists