May 11 - Tonda Hughes, RN, PhD, FAAN

CANCELLED. Due to personal reasons, Dr. Hughes will be unable to visit on May 11. We will work with her to reschedule for a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

From Gay Bars to Marriage Equality: The Evolution of Research on Sexual Minority Women’s Drinking

Tonda Hughes, RN, PhD, FAAN

Tonda Hughes, RN, PhD, FAAN is the Henrik H. Bendixin Professor of International Nursing, and director of Global Health Research in the School of Nursing at Columbia University, and has an interdisciplinary appointment as professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She is well known for her groundbreaking work focusing on lesbian health and is an internationally recognized expert in the area of alcohol use among sexual minority (e.g., lesbian and bisexual) women. Her pioneering studies on the predictors and consequences of alcohol use among sexual minority women have received nearly continuous funding since 1999 from the National Institutes of Health, making them the longest running longitudinal studies of alcohol use and health among sexual minority women.