Delaware Journal of Public Health
Volume 5, Issue 3


The Delaware Journal of Public Health (the Journal), a periodic, electronic publication, is the signature peer-reviewed journal of the Academy/DPHA. The Journal is Delaware-focused, but frequently includes articles, editorials, and research from national sources.

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Article 1. In this Issue: LGBTQ+
Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS and Timothy E. Gibbs, MPH

Article 2. Guest Editors
Timothy Rodden, MDiv, MA, FACHE and Anna Filip, MD

Article 3. The Value of Identity: Providing Culturally-Responsive Care for LGBTQ+ Patients Through Inclusive Language and Practice
Christopher Moore, B, LSSGB and Catherine Dukes, PhD, MSW

Article 4. Delaware Hospitals and the Healthcare Equality Index Since 2011: How do they rate?
Timothy Rodden, MDiv, MA, FACHE and Tari Hanneman, MPA

Article 5. Caring for Our Community: Telehealth Interventions as a Promising Practice for Addressing Population Health Disparities of LGBTQ+ Communities in Health Care Settings
Alex Waad, MA

Article 6. Keep Trans Youth Alive: Considerations for Suicide Prevention of Gender Expansive Youth
Elise Mora, LCSW, ICGC

Article 7. Improved Data Collection for Our LGBTQ Population is Needed to Improve Health Care and Reduce Health Disparities
Karyl T. Rattay, MD, MS

Article 8. A Mother's Story
Sally McBride

Article 9. Building Resilience, Reducing Risk: Four Pillars to Creating Safer, More Supportive Schools for LGBTQ+ Youth
Rev. Karla Fleshman, LCSW, MDiv

Article 10. Part of the Solution to Address Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Health Care Disparities: Inclusive Professional Education
Karla Bell, PT, DPT

Article 11. Why Count and Measure?
Justin Glasgow, MD

Article 12. The Religious Landscape for LGBTQ+ Persons
Rev. Douglas D. Gerdts, DMin