Dr. Chelvakumar is a board certified adolescent medicine physician working in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She graduated from Northwestern University Fienberg School of Medicine in 2007. She completed her pediatrics residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in 2010, and adolescent medicine fellowship at MCW in 2013. Her clinical duties involve providing primary care and reproductive health services to adolescents. She has a strong interest in working with adolescent populations that are particularly vulnerable to negative health outcomes, including transgender youth, LGB youth, detained youth, and homeless youth. She additionally earned a masters degree in public health and has previously completed community based projects examining healthcare access and barriers to access in LGBT and homeless youth. Dr. Chelvakumar is also a provider in the THRIVE gender program at Nationwide Children’s hospital which serves the medical needs of gender diverse youth.
Presentation: Medical Care of Gender Diverse Youth: A Panel Discussion
Time: Breakout Session 4
Where: Conference Theatre