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Whitney Burton
NameWhitney Burton
Title:Coordinator for LGBTQ QIC Grant
Phone:410-706-2293
E-Mail:wburton@ssw.umaryland.edu
Expertise:LGBTQI2-S, Motivational Interviewing, HIV/AIDS
Bio: Whitney Burton, MSW, MPH, CPH is Coordinator at the Institute. Ms. Burton is a co-chair of the Date Gap subcommittee for Maryland’s HIV Planning Group within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and previously sat on the Baltimore City Police Commissioner’s LGBT Advisory Council. Ms. Burton has facilitated numerous cultural competencies training for medical providers and wraparound support agencies. She developed a proficient background in behavioral health and HIV education while working in Baltimore City, MD, Eastern Nigeria, and Captetown, South Africa. Ms. Burton’s interest include but are not limited to LGBTQ, First Nation, and Black-American health equity; the implementation of support systems for youth /young adults living with chronic illness in Higher Education; and continued competency development for providers working with vulnerable subpopulations.