The researchers, students, and staff who make the research happen here at Out, Proud and Healthy!
Dr. Jane McElroy is an assistant professor at the University of Missouri Department of Family & Community Medicine and is the Principal Investigator on the Out, Proud and Healthy Project. Her research interests are Health Disparities in Sexual and Gender Minorities, Cancer and Chronic Diseases, Environmental Exposures with Metals, and Geographical Information Systems.
Dr. Kevin Everett is an associate professor at the University of Missouri Department of Family & Community Medicine. Dr. Everett is a Co-Investigator on the Out, Proud and Healthy Project. His research interests are Tobacco Cessation and Prevention in Underserved Populations, and Smoke-free Communities and Campuses. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Andersen is a Health Educator and Project Coordinator for Out, Proud and Healthy. His research interests are Tobacco Cessation and Advocacy, LGBTQ Health and Rights, and Policy Change.
Megan Lee is a community member turned Research Specialist with the Out, Proud and Healthy team. She is interested in building positive, collaborative relationships with LGBTQ groups across the state and affecting change on a local level. She currently serves as Project Coordinator for the Health & Fitness in Lesbian and Bisexual Women project.
Jenna Jordan Wintemberg is a Health Education and Promotion doctoral student at the University of Missouri and works as a Graduate Research Assistant on the Out, Proud and Healthy Project. Her research interests are Tobacco-Related Health Disparities in Minority Populations, Tobacco Cessation, and Policy Change.