27 min

Jae Downing, PhD on sexual and gender minority research and rom-coms Shiny Epi People

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Jae Downing, PhD is an assistant professor in Oregon Health and Science University - Portland State University School of Public Health. Their research explores how policies and social safety nets shape healthcare for gender and sexual minority populations.  Jae tells me how they protect research time by setting boundaries on service, the challenges and exciting aspects of studying sexual and gender minority populations, becoming a parent in the pandemic, lessons Jae and their wife learned about second-parent adoption of their son, love of rom-coms, Bridgerton, Brene Brown, and more! 
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Jae Downing, PhD is an assistant professor in Oregon Health and Science University - Portland State University School of Public Health. Their research explores how policies and social safety nets shape healthcare for gender and sexual minority populations.  Jae tells me how they protect research time by setting boundaries on service, the challenges and exciting aspects of studying sexual and gender minority populations, becoming a parent in the pandemic, lessons Jae and their wife learned about second-parent adoption of their son, love of rom-coms, Bridgerton, Brene Brown, and more! 
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27 min

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