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Poteat and Colleagues Publish Transgender Women and HIV Research in BMC Public Health

August 10, 2021

Tonia Poteat, CHER Core Faculty, and colleagues have published research on transgender women’s intervention preferences for addressing HIV vulnerability determinants. According to Poteat et al., “[t]ransgender women in the United States (U.S.) experience a disproportionate burden of HIV infection and challenges to engagement in HIV prevention and care.” Citing a CDC meta-analysis, the authors highlight … Continued

Poteat and Colleagues Publish Breast Cancer Care Research in Cancer

August 4, 2021

Tonia Poteat, CHER Core Faculty, and colleagues have published research on delays in breast cancer care by race and sexual orientation. While “breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women…not all women face the same risk” from breast cancer. Amid declining overall deaths from breast cancer, Black women have a death … Continued

Shirley McFarlin, James McFarlin Community Development, Inc., Community Partner

July 19, 2021

About Shirley McFarlin Shirley McFarlin is part of James McFarlin Community Development, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides charity for individuals and families as well as resources for community development in Edgecombe and Nash counties. They are community partners and they serve and collaborate with UNC and Project Momentum and OIC in various projects that … Continued