Oregon Health & Science University
Amy Penkin (she/her) arrived to OHSU in January 2015 to join the newly launched Transgender Health Program (www.ohsu.edu/transhealth) and is its Program Supervisor. She is committed to making OHSU a welcoming place for all transgender and gender diverse patients, visitors, students, and employees through advocacy, policy, programs, services, and education. She has been a clinical social worker for 25 years responsible for program management, policy development, grant writing, and clinical supervision. Amy has a history of providing and overseeing care for the LGBTQ+ community and is dedicated to promoting health equity for these and other underserved populations experiencing health disparities. In addition to working in the Portland Metro Area since 2009, her history includes teaching and working as a social worker, advocate, consultant, and private practice therapist in the San Francisco Bay Area. Amy earned her master’s degree in social work from the University of California, Berkeley and subsequently served as adjunct faculty and field instructor for Schools of Social work at UC Berkeley, San Francisco State University, Smith College, Boston University, and Portland State University.
Thursday, May 2
1:01 PM – 1:10 PM