Lorenz, Sánchez to present next MHDI health equity talk

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Lorenz, Sánchez to present next MHDI health equity talk

Sanchez, Lorenz
Sophia Sánchez and Tierney Lorenz.

Tierney Lorenz and Sophia Sánchez will give a talk, “Barriers to Sexual Health Communication Among Young People,” at 3 p.m. March 30, via Zoom.

The event is free and open to the public, but participants must register.

Tierney Lorenz is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Lorenz’s research examines the interaction between women’s mental, physical and sexual health. The Women, Immunity and Sexual Health Lab investigates the ways that sexual behavior impact women’s immune and endocrine functions, as well as ways to help women with mental and/or physical health conditions have happy, healthy sexual lives.

Sophia Sánchez is a senior psychology major and an undergraduate research assistant in the WISH Lab.

This talk sponsored by the Minority Health Disparities Initiative and it is an installment within their Health Equity Speaker Series.

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