this research, conducted by the prevention research center and its student affiliate group lgbtq+ students and allies in public health, examined the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on lgbtq+ college students at umd and across the united states
beyond the below research products, data from this project have been used to advocate to university leadership for resources and support for the lgbtq+ community at umd
Salerno, J. P., Gattamorta, K., Pease, M., Smith-Bynum, M., Fryer, C. S., & Fish, J. N. (Under review). A critical intersectional analysis of racism and sexual and gender minority stress among LGBTQ university students of color in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Salerno, J. P., Devadas, J., Pease, M., Nketia, B., & Fish, J. N. (2020). Minority stress amidst the COVID-19 pandemic: Implications for LGBTQ youth’s mental health and wellbeing. Public Health Reports, 135(6). https://doi.org/10.1177/0033354920954511
Salerno, J. P., Pease, M., Devadas, J., & Nketia, B. (2020, August). COVID-19-related stress among LGBTQ+ university students: Results of a U.S. national survey. UMD Prevention Research Center. https://doi.org/10.13016/zug9-xtmi
Salerno, J. P., Nketia, B., Pease, M., Devadas, J., Salih, H., Fish, J. N. (2020, August). Mental health and pandemic stressors among University of Maryland LGBTQ+ students during COVID-19. UMD Prevention Research Center.
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Pease, M.,Fish, J. N., Gattamorta,K. A.,Fryer, C. S., Smith-Bynum, M. A., & Salerno,J. P.(2022, July). At the intersection of racism and LGBTQ+-related identity concealment: Effect on moderate-to-severe psychological distress among LGBTQ+ college students of color. Oral presentation at the National LGBTQ Health Conference. Chicago, IL.
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Fish, J. N., Pease, M., Lasziac, S. (2021, June). Mental health risk and resilience among LGBTQ populations: The science of minority stress and how to combat it. Virtual oral presentation at the United State Army Corps of Engineers LGBTQ Community Observance Program.
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Salerno, J. P., Pease, M., Nketia, B, Devadas, J., & Fish, J. N. (2020, September). The mental health impacts of COVID-19 on LGBTQ college students [Oral presentation]. UMD Prevention Research Center. College Park, MD.
Salerno, J. P., Pease, M., Nketia, B., Devadas, J., Fish, J. N. (2020, July) LGBTQ+ college students’ mental health during COVID-19: Preliminary findings [Oral presentation]. UMD School of Public Health. College Park, MD.