Richard Cancio

Richard Cancio began his career in international development and global health as a Peace Corp volunteer in Namibia. Following his Peace Corps service, Richard completed his Master’s in Public Health from Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine. Richard then worked as the LGBT Health Services Program Manager for the Mount Sinai Health System – where he educated hospital staff and medical students on LGBT competent care. Since then he has developed a strong skill set for issues surrounding gender identity and healthcare including HIV/AIDS education, Sexual Risk Reduction, LGBT health program implementation, and mitigating Everyday Bias in Health. Currently, as the Curriculum Manager on the Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance team for the E2i project, Richard  works to create culturally competent educational materials for a diverse patient population.