Deputy Director
National LGBT Cancer Network

Scout is the Deputy Director of the National LGBT Cancer Network and the principal investigator of the CDC-funded LGBTQ tobacco-related cancer disparity network. In this capacity he spends much of his time providing technical assistance for governmental tobacco and cancer focusing agencies expanding their reach and engagement with LGBTQ populations. He leads a team of specialists in the Rhode Island office who focus especially on building tools and sharing strategies across state departments of health. Scout is also an expert cultural competency trainer and sought-after public speaker. He has a long history in health policy analysis and an interest in expanding LGBTQ surveillance and research. His work has won him recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives, two state governments, and many city governments.