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TIPs grant funds groundbreaking LGBT policy lab

by Dec. 12, 2017, 3:30 PM

Funded by a 2017 TIPs grant, the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab connects interdisciplinary faculty and students to broaden the university’s international reputation on scholarship surrounding the correlates, causes and consequences of LGBT-related public policies. This blog entry profiles one of the LGBT Policy Lab’s key faculty—Tara McKay, assistant professor of medicine, health and society—and talks about how she uses her research to influence health, legal and social policies in both the domestic and global arenas. Read more about the policy lab and internal faculty funding programs—including TIPs, Discovery Grants, Research Scholar Grants and University Courses—at the VUBreakThru blog.