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  • 5/7/2018
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    VUSN Dean's Diversity Lecture: Transgender Medicine - 2018 Update

    Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP
    Clinical Director of Transgender Health
    Senior Director, Research and Education
    Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, New York, NY

    Dr. Asa Radix is the senior director of research and education and clinical director of transgender health at the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York City. His specialties include internal medicine, HIV and infectious diseases. Dr. Radix is also a clinical associate professor of medicine at New York University.

    Originally from the West Indies, Dr. Radix trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases at the University of Connecticut and later completed postgraduate qualifications in tropical medicine and public health in the United Kingdom. Recognized as a leading international expert on LGBT issues, Dr. Radix currently co-chairs the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care revision committee, which will soon release updated guidelines for the care of transgender people. He has published widely in the field of transgender health and assisted in developing guidelines for organizations such as the World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization and the Asa Pacific Transgender Network.

    Box lunches will be provided. RSVP at

    Contact: Nancy Wise

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