Orlando O. HarrisPhD, RN, FNP, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Department of Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Prevention Science in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. His research focuses on the investigation of risk and protective factors in sexual and gender diverse communities of color and relationships between intersectional stigma, violence, mental health, HIV, and health-related behaviors and outcomes. Dr. Harris leverages multi-methods data to inform culturally relevant interventions that improves the lives of vulnerable sexual and gender minorities. His research aims to reduce disparities in health among sexual and gender minorities, a community that is highly stigmatized and marginalized, by developing programs that improve self-efficacy and promote resilience. Most recently, his research has focused on understanding the historical and contemporary experiences of medical racism and distrust among Black/African Americans.