This session will describe the process of assessing transgender clients for hormone therapy, initiating and maintaining therapy, collaborating in care and other transgender health issues in a family practice setting.
Community Family Physician
Dr. Nili Kaplan-Myrth is a community family doctor with an interest in supportive psychotherapy, women’s health and LGBTQ health. She spent 15 years before her medical training doing a PhD and post-doctoral degree in medical anthropology. She studied social determinants of health; body image, gender, sexuality and feminist theory; partnerships in health policy development; Indigenous self-determination; disability studies; and interdisciplinary action-based research methods. She has taught women’s health, written journal articles and published two books, Hard Yakka: Transforming Indigenous Health Policy and Politics (2007) and Women Who Care: Women’s Stories of Health Care and Caring (2010).
Thursday, November 23
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
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