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April 9, 2014

Trans Health Poster

Trans*Health @UIC:
A Community Forum to Celebrate, Educate, and Create Alliances

When: Wednesday April 9, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Where: Student Center East, Room 613, 750 S. Halsted Street

Sponsors: IRRPP's Race, Sexuality, and Violence Series, and UIC's Gender and Sexuality Center

Series: directors Race& Series

 

This forum discussed gender identity, race and the right to medical access, and why the new trans* inclusive health policy at UIC matters for all of us. People asked questions, learned new things, built bridges and celebrated the new policy.
Featuring:

  • Aja Blalark, UIC student, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs; community advisory board member, Trans Life Center Program of Chicago House
  • Abbas Hyderi, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Curriculum, Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, UIC College of Medicine
  • Jae Szeszycki-Truesdell, MA, MPH, Health Promotion Specialist, Transgender Services, API Wellness Center, San Francisco, CA; UIC alum and leader of the UIC trans health initiative

Listen to audio from the event: Part 1, Part 2.

For more information watch this video, Transitioning at UIC