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Tyrone Johnson Tyrone Johnson (1 Posts)

Writer-in-Training

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


Ty is a member of the Class of 2020 at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and is a 2017 Albert Schweitzer Fellow in Chicago. He is a California raised, mixed Black & Filipino humanist who thinks often about culture, diversity, and identity. You can often find him dreaming by day, writing by night, and studying in the hours in between. Ty lives to build relationships and communities; if you fancy a dialogue, please feel free to reach out!




Designating the LGBTQ Community as a Health Disparity Group

On October 6, 2016, the National Institute of Health (NIH) confirmed that a new health disparity population has been designated for research purposes. Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, MD, the director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, released a message stating that sexual and gender minorities (SGM) will be classified as a minority population, which suggests health disparities exist within this population.

Megan Kelly Megan Kelly (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix


The University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix Class of 2020. Medical student by day, baker and novel enthusiast by night. Interests include Public Health, Global Health, and peanut butter.