Research Dissemination Specialist
Gillian Silver, MPH, CHES, is a project coordinator at ETR who works to develop organizational strategies to improve the reach and scope of ETR’s research in multiple areas of health equity and education. Gillian shares our work with academic, practitioner and public audiences through writing briefs, reports and funding proposals, as well as organizing the program for YTH Live Global 2021. Gillian holds an MPH in Community Health Sciences from UCLA with a specialization in Health Education/Health Promotion. As a student, Gillian supported the creation of a gender-affirming sexual health program for trans and nonbinary youth at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Center for Transyouth Health and Development and helped create organizational change driven by staff members of trans experience. Gillian earned their MPH after several years of work in the fields of sexual health education and intimate partner violence prevention and intervention. They are dedicated to supporting individuals achieve the sexual health and relationship outcomes that they desire.
Current and Recent Projects
- YTH Live Global 2021
- Kirby Summit
- Trans-Centered Strategic Planning
- About Us: A Healthy Relationships Program for Vulnerable Youth
Peterson, A.J., Silver, G.K., Guinosso, S.A., Bell, H.A., & Coyle, K.K. (2020) A protocol for a systematic review or research pertaining to young people’s views on how pornography exposure or use influences their sexual development, attitudes or behaviors. Scotts Valley, CA: ETR Associates. https://www.etr.org/default/assets/File/kirby-summit/KS_Porn_2020_Protocol_Qualitative_3-3-20.pdf