Asa Radix: Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, USA
Dr Asa Radix is the Senior Director of Research and Education at the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Dr Radix is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease and has over two decades of clinical experience working with transgender and gender diverse individuals. Dr Radix’s research predominantly focuses on HIV prevention, and healthcare access and outcomes for trans and gender diverse people, as well as identifying health disparities and institutional practices that create inequities for LGBTQ+ communities.
Arjee Javellana Restar: University of Washington; Yale University, USA
Dr Arjee Javellana Restar (she/her) is an Assistant Professor at University of Washington and a Visiting Research Scientist at Yale University. She applies epidemiologic methods to behavioral, social, structural, and health services research and policy to address inequities in health outcomes and access, particularly as experienced by communities of transgender and nonbinary people globally. Dr Restar is expanding transgender health as a field by building research environments that produce high-quality evidence that speaks to the myriad of health priorities of transgender and nonbinary communities at-large, along with community stakeholders, scientists, scholars, and trainees who are also paving this field forward. This work includes advocating for ethical institutional policies and practices that dismantle systems of oppression, inequality, and inequity.
Megan E. Sutter: Emory University, USA
Megan E. Sutter, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. Dr Sutter’s program of research aims to advance health equity through examining and intervening on the multilevel determinants of health among sexually- and gender-diverse populations. Guided by tenets of intersectionality and grounded in social justice, Dr Sutter’s current work addresses reproductive health promotion and the provision of relevant and structurally competent healthcare for transgender and nonbinary people.
Ariella R. Tabaac: Harvard Medical School, USA
Dr Ariella (Ari) Tabaac (they/them) is an Instructor in the Center for Gender Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr Tabaac holds a PhD in Health Psychology from the Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr Tabaac focuses on research with sexual minority women and transgender populations. Trained as a health psychologist, their research focuses on how social and structural determinants of health influence health equity, with a focus on medical discrimination and health communication, the epidemiology of chronic pain and reproductive health as a function of sexual orientation and gender identity, and the improvement of both quantitative and qualitative research methodology involving LGBTQIA+ samples.
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