Working Group for LGBTQ Student Health
Top Row from left to right: Liz Manai, Erin Taylor, Dan Meyer, Giang Nguyen
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. The Working Group also serves as a point of contact for concerns regarding LGBTQ health services at SHS. 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.
Melissa Bottiglio, MSW
Julia Burton, Nurse Practitioner
Ashlee Halbritter, MPH
Trudy Kao, Nurse Practitioner
Sigrid Larson, MD
Liz Manai, RN
Judith Max, Receptionist and
Joyce McNeill, Nurse Practitioner
Dan Meyer, MD
Giang Nguyen, MD, MPH
Perri Stella, Nurse Practitioner
Amanda Swain, MD
Erin Taylor, Sexual Health Counselor
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