LGBTQI+ Research Support at Yale

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Yale Medicine is home to a growing body of LGBTQI+ health researchers and research projects.

Interested in connecting with other Yale community members interested in LGBTQI+ research? Check out the LGBTQI+ research interest directory and look into joining our directory.

If you have additional questions or are looking for other ways to get involved with LGBTQI+ research at Yale Medicine, please e-mail the Dean's Advisory Council for LGBTQI+ Affairs at

LGBTQI+ Research Mentors

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John Pachankis, PhD

Associate Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

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Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Director, Equity Research and Innovation Center

Director, Center for Research Engagement

Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program

Deputy Director of Health Equity Research and Workforce Development, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

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John Encandela, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Associate Director for Curriculum and Educator Assessment, Teaching & Learning Center (SOM)

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If you are aware of additional LGBTQI+ clinical, research, or community resources that you would like to see on our website, please e-mail a link to the resource