TRANSFORMING CARE CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 19-20, 2017 | COLUMBUS OHIO

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TRANSFORMING CARE CONFERENCE 2016

Midwest Conference on LGBTQ Health Equity and HIV/AIDS

The Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity and the Ohio AIDS Coalition hosted 529 activists, academics, community members, and health & social service professionals at Transforming Care: Midwest Conference on LGBTQ Health Equity and HIV/AIDS. The conference addressed health disparities affecting the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS community and took place at The Ohio State University Fawcett Center on October 20-21, 2016.

Through more than 60 sessions over 2 days, the conference provided a unique opportunity for professionals and community members to come together to share not only research and best practices but practical information like family planning, wellness activities and health and safety initiatives.

 

2016 Transforming Care: Ohio HIV/AIDS Pre-Conference

The Ohio AIDS Coalition (OAC) presented the 2016 Transforming Care: Ohio HIV/AIDS Pre-Conference in partnership with Gilead Sciences, Inc. This event took place on October 19, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbus, Ohio.

The Ohio HIV/AIDS Pre-Conference brought together consumer advocates for a one day event of workshops about advocacy, HIV, intersectionality, and more, in order to empower those living with HIV to advocate for themselves and their communities.

Additional information is available here.

2016 Featured Speakers

Harvey Makadon

Harvey J. Makadon, MD

Director of Education and Training Programs, The Fenway Institute

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Kristin Keglovitz

Kristin Keglovitz Baker PA-C, AAHIV

Chief Operating Officer, Howard Brown Health

Danielle Castro

Danielle Castro, MA, MFT

Project Director, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health at the University of California, SF

Michael Marshal

Michael Marshal, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Julie Gonen

Julie Gonen, Esq.

Policy Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

Damien Denson

Damian Denson, PhD, MPH

Prevention Research Branch of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Janetta Louise Johnson

Janetta Louise Johnson

Executive Director of the TGI Justice Project

Event Schedule

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

A pre-conference for People Living with HIV will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn – University Area.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Highlights:

Dr. Michael Marshal, University of Pittsburgh – “Taking Stock of an Emerging Literature:
Mental Health Disparities among LGBTQ Youth and Their Implications for Healthcare Providers”

Damian Denson, Centers for Disease Control – Plenary Address

Kristin Keglovitz-Baker, Howard Brown Health Center – Plenary Address

Toby Meltzer, MD – “Preparing and Prescreening, Postoperative Complications and Postoperative Needs”

Transforming Care Awards Ceremony

“Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens” Film Screening and Discussion on Drag and Gender

Friday, October 21, 2016

Highlights:

Keynote Address: Harvey Makadon, MD, Fenway Institute and National LGBT Health Education Center

Julie Gonen, Esq., Policy Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights

Janetta Johnson, TGI Justice Project – Plenary Address

Provider Fair – Health Screenings, STI Testing, Mammograms and more

Our Event Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please email transformingcare@equitashealth.com.

PRESENTING

OSU-New-Logo

PLATINUM

Nationwide
Gilead Logo

GOLD

Mount Carmel
OSU SW
OhioHealth

SILVER

AIDS Funding Collaborative
CPH
Dublin Springs
LabCorp
matec
OSUCOM
OSUWGSS
WCA
walgreens

BRONZE

Aetna Better Health of Ohio

Huntington National Bank

National Association of Social Workers – Ohio Chapter

The Ohio State University College of Nursing – Office of Student Affairs, Equity, and Inclusion

The Ohio State University College of Public Health

Skylight Financial

Stonewall Columbus

United Way of Central Ohio

Presented by

Equitas Health
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