LGBTQ Working Group


Top Row from left to right: Liz Manai, Erin Taylor, Dan Meyer, Giang Nguyen
Bottom Row from left to right: Julia Burton; Perri Stella, Sigrid Larson, Ashlee Halbritter
(Not all Working Group members were present for the photograph)

The LGBTQ Working Group oversees planning and protocols specific to the needs of LGB/Q and Transgender patients at the Student Health Service. The group's activities include but are not limited to: review of best practices and creation of protocols/visit templates, collaboration with campus partners and patients/students, advocacy with health insurance contractors, education of the SHS staff on LGBTQ issues, education of the broader university community about LGBTQ health issues, and scholarly work related to LGBTQ health.  Click here for the main SHS page describing LGBTQ Health Services.

SHS LGB/Q and Transgender Competent Staff

All SHS staff receive training on inclusive care for LGB/Q and Transgender patients.
The following staff are members of our LGBTQ Working Group and have
expanded expertise and interest in this aspect of care.

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Melissa Bottiglio, MSW
LGBTQ Care, Counseling


Julia Burton, Nurse Practitioner
LGBTQ Care, Primary Care

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Ashlee Halbritter, MPH
Director, Campus Health

Trudy Kao, Nurse Practitioner
LGBTQ Care, Primary Care


Sigrid Larson, MD
LGBTQ Care, Primary Care


Liz Manai, RN
LGBTQ Care, Travel Health

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Judith Max

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Joyce McNeill, Nurse Practitioner
LGBTQ Care, Women's Health


Dan Meyer, MD
LGBTQ Care, Infectious Diseases,
Primary Care


Giang Nguyen, MD, MPH
Executive Director, Student Health Service
LGBTQ Care, Primary Care


Perri Stella, Nurse Practitioner
LGBTQ Care, Women's Health

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Amanda Swain, MD
LGBTQ Care, Primary Care, Women's Health,
Travel Health, Primary Care Sleep Medicine


Erin Taylor, Sexual Health Counselor

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Sara Terashima, RN