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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Transgender Health
3201.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Transgender Health
Current issues in transgender health will be addressed. Topics addressed in this session include: new models for care to transgender people; improving healthcare delivery for transgender individuals; and designing transgender care training for public health professionals
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 1 Recognize specific issues facing Transpeople of color. 2. Identify similarities and differences in tools used to determine the needed healthcare for transgender people. 3. Describe the characteristics of a trangender identity and artricular some of the health risks in the transgender community. 4. Identify ways to improve helathcare and health research in the transgender community.
Moderator(s):P. A. Tschida, MPH, DrPH
12:30 PMTransgender health and history: Can the tools of political analysis improve care?
Barbara Herbert, MD
12:45 PMGender identity and HIV risk behaviors among African American male-to-female (MTF) transgenders in Oakland, CA
JoAnne Keatley, MSW, Tooru Nemoto, PhD, Jeanne Sevelius, PhD, Ari Rinzler, Jennifer Usher, Andrea Horne, Shakira Garr
1:00 PMTransgender and transsexual clients of HIV service programs in Los Angeles County  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jordan W. Edwards, BA, Dennis G. Fisher, PhD, Grace L. Reynolds, DPA, Michael A. Janson, BA, Pamela C. Ogata, MPH, Adi Jaffe, BA
1:15 PMFemale-to-male (FTM) transgender health care needs  [ Recorded presentation ]
J. Sevelius, PhD, Tooru Nemoto, PhD, JoAnne Keatley, MSW, Angel Ventura, Saumitra SenGupta, PhD
1:30 PMFemale-to-Male Transgender Quality of Life  [ Recorded presentation ]
Emily Newfield, MS, Lori Kohler, MD, Stacey Hart, PhD, Suzanne L. Dibble, DNSc
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA