Webinar on Transgender Health scheduled for May 8

May 2, 2012

The first Department of Health and Human Services “Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on LGBT Health” Webinar on Transgender Health is scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm. During the webinar, listeners will be introduced to Healthy People 2020’s new lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) topic area. Other presentations will include an overview of transgender health, transgender health issues and development of gender identity.

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Webinar Agenda:

Welcome and Introductions
AJ Pearlman (Moderator)
Immediate Office of the Secretary
US Department of Health and Human Services

Introduction to Healthy People and the New LGBT Topic Area
Don Wright, MD, MPH
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)
Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Overview of Transgender Health
JoAnne Keatley, MSW
Director, Center of Excellence on Transgender Health
University of California San Francisco

Development of Gender Identity and Mental Health
Walter Bockting, PhD
Professor, Program in Human Sexuality
University of Minnesota

Transgender Health Issues
Madeline Deutsch, MD
Director, Transgender Health Program
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center

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