As a clinician educator and HIV primary care provider, I have more than ten years of experience caring for people living with or at risk for HIV. I have a deep commitment to exploring health disparities and enhancing quality in clinical programs and research. As part of my clinical work, I have established a transgender health clinic within the Infectious Diseases Practice at Rutgers offering gender-affirming hormone therapy integrated with primary care and HIV prevention and treatment.
Why I Do What I Do
Educational Impact Statement
Through the care of patients as an infectious diseases physician, I have become acutely aware of the structural factors that shape health outcomes, and the health disparities that disproportionately affect socially marginalized populations. I have witnessed the impact of stigma and poverty on the epidemiology of communicable diseases and the lack of access to high-quality, … Read More
Rutgers NJMS IDP Transgender Health Program
At the Rutgers NJMS IDP, our transgender clinical program has been in place since 2017; we designed the program to meet the needs of trans and non-binary folks living in New Jersey. We offer hormone treatments integrated with high-quality primary care services. We reference the most up-to-date guidelines to provide safe, timely, effective hormone treatments. … Read More