Boston University Medical Campus OUT & Ally Members


Name (preferred) Affiliation Organization Degree/Title
/Specialty
LGBTQ or Ally Identity Orientation Experience
LGBTQ+
Work Race/Ethnicity Attend
College
Other Identities Email
Details Adcock, Stephanie (Stephanie) BMC
MD
PGY1
Family Medicine
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
No White No Stephanie.adcock@bmc.org
Details Faulkner, Shakeela BMC
Ob/Gyn
Ally Yes No shakeela.faulkner@bmc.org
Details Greenlaw, Celia Alumni
BUSM
BMC
MD
Resident Physician
Pediatrics
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No Celia.greenlaw@bmc.org
Details Haqqani, Maha BMC
MD, MHS
General Surgery Resident
General Surgery
LGBTQ+ Female
Asexual
Yes South Asian No Muslim maha.haqqani@bmc.org
Details Harris, Angelique (Angie) Staff
BUSM
PhD
Director of Faculty Development and Diversity, DOM; Director of Faculty Development, BUMG
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes I am the director of FDD, however, prior to my work at BU, I was the founding director of the Center for Gender and Sexualities Studies and the Director of the Gender and Sexualities Studies Program. In terms of my research, I examine the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality and have authored and co-authored dozens of books and journal articles on the topic. BLACK No acharris@bu.edu
Details Hinkle, Chad BMC
BS, MD
Resident
Internal medicine
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Caucasian No chad.hinkle@bmc.org
Details Llerena-Quinn, Roxana Faculty
BMC
PhD
Psychologist
Child and Adolescent
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Hispanic No Roxana.llerena-quinn@bmc.org
Details Lynch, Elise (Elise) BMC
MSc Public Health
Resident
OB/GYN
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes I used to run the Transgender Health Conference annually at my medical school. Would love to participate more in advocacy, research, mentorship at BMC. No mary.lynch@bmc.org
Details Nader, Ralph BUSM
BMC
BS, MD
Internal Medicine - Nephrology
LGBTQ+ Male
No No ralph.nader@bmc.org
Details O'Connor, Sarah BMC
MD
OB/Gyn
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes White No sarah.o'connor@bmc.org
Details Ruiz, Jorge (Nicolas) BMC
MD
Internal Medicine
LGBTQ+ Male
No Hispanic No Jorge.RuizLopez@bmc.org
Details Tufts, Jennifer BMC
MD
Resident
Psychiatry
Ally No No Jennifer.tufts@bmc.org
Details Zapata, Mark BMC
MD
Surgical Resident
General Surgery
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes Yes mark.zapata@bmc.org
Details Abraham, Rohit BUSM
BMC
MD, MPH, MAT
Resident Physician
Family Medicine/Psychiatry
Ally Male
Heterosexual
Yes Research in LGBTQ-inclusive interviewing and practice management South Asian / Indian American No rabraham@bu.edu
Details Adamides, Andrew Steven Staff
GSDM
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White No adamides@bu.edu
Details Agam Hallock, Sushma Devi (Sushma) Staff
Research Compliance MBA, MA
Financial Analyst
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No West Indian Yes hallock@bu.edu
Details Ames, Sarah Student
SPH
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
No White No sames19@bu.edu
Details Amico, Scott (Scott) Staff
GMS
BUSM
SPH
Educational Media Center
BA
Educational Media Producer/Technologist
LGBTQ+ Male
Bisexual
No White No First Generation American (Child of immgrant) samico@bu.edu
Details Ananthakrishnan, Sonia Faculty
BUSM
MD
Medicine Clerkship Director
Medicine
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No soniaa@bu.edu
Details Annesi, Chandler Student
BUSM
BS
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No cannesi@bu.edu
Details Antman, Karen Faculty
BUSM
MD
Dean, School of Medicine, Medical Campus Provost
Medical Oncology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Advocacy as dean European American No kha4@bu.edu
Details Arena, Kimberly Staff
Student
GMS
BUSM
Wheelock School of Education & Human Development
BA
Associate Director of Graduate Affairs, Graduate Medical Sciences
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Caucasian No krarena@bu.edu
Details Arnold, Carolyn BMC
MD, MPH
Family Medicine
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No carnold@bu.edu
Details Ashinoff, Alexandra (Alex) Student
BUSM
BA, MD
Ally Female
Yes Volunteered at the Waltham house with BUSM Pride during medical school No ashinoff@bu.edu
Details Bach, Sebastian T Staff
SPH
MA, PhD
DrPH Program Manager
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Caucasian No atheist nakedlun@bu.edu
Details Bailey, Corey Alumni
Staff
BUSM
Development & Alumni Relations
BA, MBA
Assistant Director, Stewardship & Donor Relations
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White No ccbailey@bu.edu
Details Barnes, Shelley (Shelley) Staff
SPH
BS
Administrative Coordinator
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No caucasian No sbbarnes@bu.edu
Details Barronville, Lyse Fedjanie Alumni
Staff
Student
SPH
BA
Academic Program Administrator, BUSPH Epi; Adminitrative Officer, BUSPH Staff Senate
LGBTQ+ Female
Queer
Yes Black/Haitian Yes lysebabi@bu.edu
Details Basta, Marco Staff
GMS
BUSM
BUMC Information Technology
BA Computer Science
Senior application developer
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No No bastam@bu.edu
Details Bedell, Brandon Student
BUSM
BA
Medical Student
Ally No No bbedell@bu.edu
Details Belizaire, Farrah Staff
GMS
MS
Associate Director of Diversity & Inclusion (GMS)
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Black Yes First Gen, Haitian-American, D&I advocate farrahab@bu.edu
Details Benjamin, Emelia J (Emelia) Faculty
BUSM
SPH
MD, ScM
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Assistant Provost for Faculty Development
Cardiovascular health sciences
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Mentoring LGBTQ+ K application; involved with implicit bias training White No emelia@bu.edu
Details Berz, Jonathan (Jonathan) Faculty
BUSM
MD, MSc
Physician
General Internal Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No white No jewish jberz@bu.edu
Details Bird, Katelyn Faculty
BUSM
MD
neurology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No kbird@bu.edu
Details Bishop, Casey (Casey) BMC
MD
Resident Physician
Radiology
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes Research in LGBTQIA medical education, HIV PrEP Caucasian Yes ckb36@bu.edu
Details Boehmer, Ulrike Faculty
SPH
PhD
Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences
LGBTQ+ Yes Yes boehmer@bu.edu
Details Botch-Jones, Sabra R Faculty
GMS
BA, MA, MS, MS
Assistant Professor
Forensic Toxicology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No sabraj@bu.edu
Details Bouton, Tara (Tara) Faculty
BUSM
MD, MPH&TM
Assistant Professor
Infectious Disease
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes As an infectious disease specialist, much of my career to date has involved providing care to the LGBTQ+ community. Caucasian No tara.bouton@bmc.org
Details Brett, Jonathan Staff
Student
GSDM
GMS
BUSM
SPH
Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
BS, EdM
Associate Director, Student Financial Services and Housing Resources
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White No Employee at LGBTQ nightclub jmbrett@bu.edu
Details Brewer, Nathan (Nathan) Staff
Student Health Services LICSW
Director, SARP
MH Trauma
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Queer
Yes My clinical work is supporting survivors of violence. My research often focuses on LGBTQ experiences of dating and sexual violence. In the past I have also done clinical work with LGBTQ folks who were diagnosed with cancer and with those infected/affected by HIV. White Yes nbrewer@bu.edu
Details Brouhard, Karen Staff
GSDM
GMS
BUSM
SPH
BA, MSW
Director, Faculty & Staff Assistance Office
Employee Assistance Counseling
Ally Female
No Caucasian No karensb@bu.edu
Details Brumley, Helen Student
GMS
BA
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
No White No hbrumley@bu.edu
Details Burke, Ryan Staff
BUSM
MS
Systems Administrator
Continuing Medical Education
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White No ryburke@bu.edu
Details Butler, Preston Student
BUSM
BS
Medical Student
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Queer
Yes Currently, I volunteer with BUSM Service Pride at the Waltham House, a group home for LGBTQ+ foster youth. In the past, I interned at the Program for LGBTQ Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and worked on the Healthcare Equality Index as an intern of the Health and Aging Program at the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. White No psbutler@bu.edu
Details Calabrese, Joseph M (Joe) GSDM
DMD
Associate Dean of STudents at GSDM
Geriatric Dental Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Italian-American No jobean@bu.edu
Details Cerrato, Ben Alumni
Staff
SPH
Sargent College
BS, MPH
Weill Cornell Medical Student (Class of 2024)
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No No bcerrato@bu.edu
Details Chandler, Kevin Faculty
BUSM
PhD
Instructor
Biochemistry, Protein Glycosylation
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Caucasian No kbc36@bu.edu
Details Chang, Kevin Faculty
BUSM
BMC
Brown University Alpert Medical School
MD, FACR, FSAR
Director of MRI
Radiology
Ally Male
No Asian/Taiwanese American/Canadian No kevchang@bu.edu
Details Chavis, Tommie Student
GSDM
BA, MS
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No American Indian Yes chavistj@bu.edu
Details Chen, Pamela BUSM
BMC
MD
Resident physician
Pediatrics
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
No Chinese-American No Pamela.Chen@bmc.org
Details Cheston, Christine (Chris) Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Program Director in Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist
Pediatrics
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No white No ccheston@bu.edu
Details Chippendale, Ryan Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics Fellowship Program Director
Geriatrics
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No ryzitnay@bu.edu
Details Clemens, Dylan Alumni
Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MS
Physician Assistant (PA-C)
Infectious Diseases
LGBTQ+ Male
Bisexual
No Caucasian No dclemens@bu.edu
Details Cleveland Manchada, Emily Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No Sister, niece and close friend of LGBTQ+ people ecleve@bu.edu
Details Coffman, Gerald A (Jerry) Staff
BUSM
MS
Web designer/Programmer
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No white Yes coffman@bu.edu
Details Cohen, Robyn T Faculty
BUSM
MD, MPH
Associate Professor/Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Allergy
Pediatric Pulmonology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No rtcohen@bu.edu
Details Cohen, Samuel (Sam) BMC
DO
PGY-1
Family Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
Yes Worked at Fenway health and BWH HIV research, worked with CAB, volunteered on Youth CAB white, jewish No samuel.cohen@bmc.org
Details Coleman, Emily (Emily) BMC
MD
Dermatology
LGBTQ+ Female
Yes White No emily.coleman@bmc.org
Details Collins, Lisa (Lisa) Staff
GSDM
BA, MA
Assistant Director, International Exchange Program
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Co-leader of the staff group, The Rainbow Alliance, at the School of Dental Medicine. Caucasian No lisacoll@bu.edu
Details Concannon, Emily Alumni
Staff
GMS
BUSM
Ed.M
Senior Program Manager, Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine
Ally No No econcann@bu.edu
Details Connors, Kelly Staff
SPH
BA, English
Academic Program Administrator, Department of Biostatistics
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
No white No kconnors@bu.edu
Details Conti, Lucas Student
BUSM
BA
Medical Student
Ally Male
Heterosexual
Queer
Yes White/Latino No Brazilian luconti@bu.edu
Details Costello, Kerry Staff
BUSM
Sargent College
PhD
Ally No No kec9@bu.edu
Details Cozier, Yvette C (Yvette) Faculty
Otherstaff
SPH
Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University (School of Medicine)
D.Sc., MPH
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion (School of Public Health) Black/African American No Afro-Caribbean yvettec@bu.edu
Details Crawford, Christine Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD, MPH
Associate Director of Medical Student Education
Psychiatry
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Black No crawforc@bu.edu
Details Crosby, Benjamin (Ben) Student
BUSM
BAs
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Taiwanese American No bcrosby@bu.edu
Details Curran, Paige Faculty
BUSM
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Director Academic Enhancement Office
Ally Yes Yes pkcurran@bu.edu
Details Dao, Kevin Student
BUSM
BA
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Vietnamese No First Gen daokevin@bu.edu
Details Dasgupta, Shoumita Faculty
GMS
BUSM
PhD
Genetics and Genomics
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Gender and Sexual Diversity Vertical Integration Group, Member Jin H and Dasgupta S. Genetics in LGB Assisted Reproduction: Two Flipped Classroom, Progressive Disclosure Cases. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2017; (13):10607. https://www.mededportal.org/doi/full/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10607 Jin H, Dasgupta S. Disparities between online assisted reproduction patient education for same-sex and heterosexual couples. Hum Reprod. 2016 Oct; 31(10):2280-4. PMID: 27530417.Read at: PubMed Asian Indian No dasgupta@bu.edu
Details Dashkoff, Jonathan BMC
MD, PhD
Chief Resident
Neurology
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No White No jonathan.dashkoff@bmc.org
Details Davies, Theresa (Theresa) Faculty
GMS
BUSM
PhD
Assistant Dean / Program Director
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No tdavies@bu.edu
Details Davoust, Melissa Student
SPH
MSc
PhD Student in Health Services Research
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No mdavoust@bu.edu
Details Debryn, Deen Student
BUSM
BBA
Medical Student
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Queer
Yes No ddebryn@bu.edu
Details Dechert, Tracey Faculty
BUSM
Associate Professor of Surgery
trauma surgery and surgical critical care
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes socially responsible surgery is a very active group of faculty, residents and students using education, research, advocacy and service to address surgical equity, disparities, etc in underserved communities. we have many projects in a variety of areas - sdh, gun violence and structural racism, immigrant and refugee health, lgbtq, etc. caucasian Yes dechert@bu.edu
Details Dhaliwal, Amareen Student
BUSM
Ally No No amareend@bu.edu
Details Dinh, Jacqueline BUSM
BMC
MD
Resident
Internal Medicine
Ally No No jacqueline.dinh@bmc.org
Details Donnelly-Boylen, Kevin (Kevin) Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Director, Psychiatry Consultation & Liaison Service; Instructor of Psychiatry, BUSM
Psychiatry
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes I had additional training in transgender psychiatry in residency and fellowship. I have been an active member of AGLP: The Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists, including advocacy and academic presentations. I have published in the area of transgender psychiatry. No kevin.donnelly-boylen@bmc.org
Details Drainoni, Mari-Lynn (Mari-Lynn) Faculty
BUSM
SPH
PhD, MEd
Research Professor
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Caucasian Yes drainoni@bu.edu
Details Duncan, Alison Faculty
BUSM
MD
Instructor; Director of Psychiatric Emergency Services
Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Rhode Island Hospital Gender and Sexuality Clinic Member, PrideCAPA and AGLP White No amduncan@bu.edu
Details Dunleavy, Samuel (James) BMC
BA, BSN, MD
Resident
Emergency Medicine
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes Vice President MedPride LGBTQ advocacy group in medical school. White, Irish No jimothy@bu.edu
Details Durham, Michelle P Faculty
BUSM
MD, MPH
Psychiatry Residency Training Director
Psychiatry
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Ecuadorian and Black Yes mdurham@bu.edu
Details Durst, Victoria (Victoria) Staff
SPH
BA, MBA Candidate
Assistant Director of Admissions
Admissions
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
No White No Italian-American, Catholic vdurst@bu.edu
Details Everton, Elissa Student
GMS
PhD
Regenerative Medicine
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White Yes everton@bu.edu
Details Feldman, Rachel BMC
MD
Resident physician
Internal medicine
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
Yes Interprofessional education on LGBT+ needs Medical care for LGBT+ people White, Jewish No rachel.feldman@bmc.org
Details Fisher, Mary Shannon (Shannon Fisher) Faculty
GMS
BUSM
MD, PhD
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Caucasian No parent of an LGBTQ+ child (bisexual woman) shanfish@bu.edu
Details Fitzgerald, Timothy J (Tim) Staff
BUSM
BA/ +Masters Candidate (Speech Communication)
Associate Director Development & Alumni Relations
LGBTQ+ Male
Bisexual
Gay
Yes If applicable, I coach & lead teams of LGBTQ+ -identified folks and allies (welcoming any age & physical ability) to build endurance, increase their distance biking goals & safe city biking / biking-in-traffic skills. I have volunteered to chaperone the BAGLY youth prom. Caucasian / White No gay dad of thre mixed-race brothers; grandpappy of a lovable healthy smart beautiful grandson; I helped Fenway Health during the recent Ten Stories Campisgn to build their new health center on Boylston Street tfitz@bu.edu
Details Flores, Nicholas (Nicho) BMC
MD
Resident Physician
Anesthesiology
Ally Male
Heterosexual
Yes Currently involved in advocacy through CIR union and mentorship for minority recruitment. Hispanic, South American Native mix (Mestizo) No Immigrant, Ecuadorian, Agnostic nicholas.flores@bmc.org
Details Fowler, Mary Louise (ML) Alumni
BMC
MD, MEng
Resident Physician
OB/GYN
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Hispanic No mfowler@bu.edu
Details Francis, Brad Staff
SPH
ALM
Director of Administration, Department of Biostatistics
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Caucasian Yes bfrancis@bu.edu
Details Gabbay, Jonathan BUSM
BMC
BA, MD
Teaching Fellow, BUSOM; Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Pediatrics
Ally Yes No jonathan.gabbay@bmc.org
Details Garcia, Raul Faculty
GSDM
DMD
Professor and Chair, Health Policy & Health Services Research
Ally Male
Heterosexual
Yes Latinx No rig@bu.edu
Details Garza, Eduardo (Wayo) BMC
MD
Housestaff
FM/Psych
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes I did work on MSM's beliefs on PrEP. I was also involved in my medical school's LGBTQA Alliance. Hispanic/Mexican Yes eduardo.garza@bmc.org
Details Gascon, Leslie Staff
BUSM
BUMC
MBA, MS(LIS)
Assistant Director of Library Collections & Access Services
Ally Female
Yes No gasconl@bu.edu
Details Gell-Levey, Isabelle (Isa) Student
BUSM
BA, MS - Neuroscience
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Queer
Yes BUMC Pride Co-Leader 2019-2020, member of the Gender and Sexuality Vertical Integration Group, Research assistant for the Psychiatry Department for Sarah Valentine working on PTSD in Gender-Nonconforming patient populations, 4 years as a member of the Steer Co for the YLC at Fenway Health. Afro-Dominican No Jewish, 1st Gen, Dominican isamarie@bu.edu
Details Gomez, Juan Gabriel (Juan) Staff
Student
GMS
BS
Administrative Coordinator
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Latinx No jggomez@bu.edu
Details Grady, Stephanie Student
SPH
MPH
Doctoral Student
Ally Female
Yes Interested in research and advocacy for LGBTQ+ health and empowerment, particularly regarding built, physical, and social environments. biracial (asian, white) No sgrady@bu.edu
Details Hadley, Stephanie BUSM
MD
Resident
Pediatrics
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No Stephanie.hadley@bmc.org
Details Hambrick, Rhodes (Rhodes) BMC
BCRP - Pediatrics Residency at BCH and BMC
MD
Resident in Pediatrics
Pediatrics
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes Led the LGBTQ people in medicine group at NYU School of Medicine, have participated in research studying MSM White No horace.hambrick@bmc.org
Details Hamburg, Naomi M Faculty
BUSM
MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Ally Female
Yes No nhamburg@bu.edu
Details Hamrick, Marissa (Marissa) Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Attending Physician
Family Medicine
Ally Female
Yes Full-spectrum Family Medicine, prenatal care, contraception, gender-affirming hormone treatment, PrEP, OBAT. White Yes Alaskan hamrick@bu.edu
Details Hanna, Tyler (Tyler) Student
BUSM
BS in Molecular & Cell Biology, Physiology & Neurobiology
Medical Student
LGBTQ+ Male
Bisexual
No Caucasian No trhanna@bu.edu
Details Hardy, Claude BUSM
BS, MD
Resident
Internal Medicine
LGBTQ+ Male
Bisexual
Queer
Yes Afro-Caribbean/Black No Claude.Hardy@bmc.org
Details Harper, Catherine (Katie) Alumni
Staff
BUSM
BA in Psychology
Administrative Assistant
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
No White No kharp@bu.edu
Details Harvey, Leah BUSM
BMC
MD, MPH
Infectious Disease and Addiction Medicine Fellow
Infectious Disease
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Yes Leah.harvey@bmc.org
Details Hayes, Kevin (Kevin) Student
GMS
BS
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Caucasian No hayesk96@bu.edu
Details Henley, Karen Faculty
BUSM
BMC
Boston Health Care for the Homeless
MD
Boston Medical Center/ Psychiatrist
Psychiatry
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
No No parenting as a lesbian couple, 2 sons, now grown khenley@bu.edu
Details Henry, Andrew Faculty
GSDM
BMC
DMD, MD
Assistant Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No White No henryand@bu.edu
Details Herrmann, Claire (Claire) Student
SPH
BA
LGBTQ+ Gender non-conform
Non-binary
Queer
No White No csh94@bu.edu
Details Hess, Donald T (Donald) Faculty
BUSM
MD
Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Surgery
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White No dthess@bu.edu
Details Heyman, Annie Student
BUSM
BA
Ally Female
Yes No aheyman@bu.edu
Details Hokanson, Sarah Chobot (Sarah) Staff
GMS
PhD
Assistant Provost, Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No sch1@bu.edu
Details Horan, Matthew (Matt) Faculty
GSDM
BS, DMD, MPH
Dentist, Public Health, Community Health Center, Department of Public Health
LGBTQ+ Yes No mhoran@bu.edu
Details Hudspeth, James (James) Faculty
BUSM
BMC
Associate program director
Internal Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No white No james.hudspeth@bmc.org
Details Huerta, Jasmine BMC
Ally No No jasmine.huerta@bmc.org
Details Isenburg, Kylie Student
GMS
BS
LGBTQ+ Female
Gay
Lesbian
No White No kymi@bu.edu
Details Jackson, Jasmyne BMC
MD, MBA
Resident
Pediatrics
LGBTQ+ Female
Queer
Yes Juvenile justice advocacy as LGBTQIA-identifying teens are disproportionately justice-involved. Black No Jasmyne.jackson@bmc.org
Details Jaffe, Abraham Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Attending Surgeon
Ally No No abjaffe@bu.edu
Details Jansen, Emily Michelle (Emily) Alumni
Staff
BUSM
MPH
Senior Program Manager
LGBTQ+ Female
Queer
I like to say I identify as "unaffiliated" but queer probably best captures my identity. :)
No White No emjansen@bu.edu
Details Jawa, Raagini Alumni
GMS
SPH
BMC
MD MPH
Dr
Infectious Disease, Addiction Medicine
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Indian No experience in other LGBTQ+ related work raagini@bu.edu
Details Jenkins, Elizabeth (Liz) Staff
Alumni Medical Library MA, MS(LIS)
Education and Information Services Librarian
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
No No jenkins3@bu.edu
Details Jenney, Annie Student
GMS
BS Neuroscience
PA Student
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No ajenney@bu.edu
Details Jernigan, David H Faculty
SPH
MA,PhD
Professor
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes No dhjern@bu.edu
Details Jilich, Celeste BMC
MD, BS
Resident
Obstetrics & Gynecology
LGBTQ+ Gender non-conform
Female
Queer
Yes In medical school, I was president of our Alliance for Equality group centered around advocacy for the LGBTQ community. I also have worked to redesign clinic intake forms to be more inclusive and comprehensive. white No celeste.jilich@bmc.org
Details Jones, Emily BMC
LGBTQ+ Yes No emily.jones@bmc.org
Details Jones, David K Faculty
SPH
PhD, MSPH, MA
Associate Professor
Ally Male
Heterosexual
Yes No dkjones@bu.edu
Details Joseph, Robert (Bob) Alumni
Faculty
Staff
BUSM
BMC
MD MS
Staff Psychiatrist
Consultation Psychiatr
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Advocacy informally white Yes second generation immagrant on both sides; daugher lesbian robert.joseph@bmc.org
Details Kaur, Pawandeep (Pawan Kaur) Alumni
Staff
Student
SPH
BSc '07, MPH'15, DrPH(c)
Clinical Trial Director
Multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Panjabi No Sikh kaurp@bu.edu
Details Keane, Terence M Faculty
BUSM
VA Boston Healthcare System.
PhD
Professor of Psychiatry & Assistant Dean of Research.
Clinical Psychology
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes Research on Trauma, PTSD, and HIV. Past President, Board of Directors of Fenway Health. Fellow, Division of LGBTQ (44) American Psychological Association. European American No tmkeane@bu.edu
Details Keller, SG (Keller) Student
BUSM
BFA
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
No white No kellersg@bu.edu
Details Kelly, Colleen BMC
MD
Ally Yes No colleen.kelly@bmc.org
Details Kester, Louis BMC
MD
Resident Physician
General Surgery
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes Yes louis.kester@bmc.org
Details Kidd, Sydney Student
GSDM
MS
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No African American No skidd7@bu.edu
Details King, DJ (DJ) Staff
GMS
BS
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Marketing
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White No deking@bu.edu
Details LaBossier, Natalie Student
BUSM
BA
LGBTQ+ Female
Gay
Lesbian
Queer
Yes Co-leader BUMC Pride, Assistant Director of Research and Analytics- Medical Student Pride Alliance National, Currently involved in research on trans* health disparities, PrEP, LGBTQ+ youth, and substance use White No nlaboss@bu.edu
Details Lanham, Julia Staff
SPH
MPH
Assistant Director, Career and Practicum Office
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Queer
Yes I am the advisor for the SPH Queer Alliance and I lead workshops around gender identity and being out in the workplace for SPH and other schools at BU. White No Parent of an LGBTQ child; facilitator of gender identity workshops jlanham@bu.edu
Details Larese, Ann Marie (Ann Marie) Staff
SPH
MBA
Senior Director of Admissions
LGBTQ+ Female
Queer
No White Yes amlarese@bu.edu
Details Latortue Albino, Paula (Paula) BMC
MD
Resident Physician
Ob/Gyn
LGBTQ+ Yes Black, Latina No paula.latortue-albino@bmc.org
Details Lee, Lewina Faculty
BUSM
VA Boston
PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Ally Female
No Yes lewina@bu.edu
Details Lee, Sean (Sean) Student
BUSM
BS
LGBTQ+ Male
Queer
Yes I was a volunteer medic for the Gay Men's Health Collective of the Berkeley Free Clinic, and provided STI testing and treatment services in conjunction with a physician for local men of any denomination and nonbinary folks. Caucasian, Korean No leesean@bu.edu
Details Lee Jr., Thomas (Tommy) Alumni
Staff
SPH
MPH, BS
Academic Program Administrator
Global Health
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Queer
Yes Vice-Chair, BU LGBTQIA+ Identified Faculty and Staff Network White No thlj@bu.edu
Details Levengood, Timothy Student
SPH
MPH
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes I study the social / political determinants of syndemic substance use disorder / mental health / HIV disparities among LGBTQ+ populations and health care interventions to reduce such disparities White No tleven@bu.edu
Details Li, Qi Staff
GSDM
MS
Finance Manager
LGBTQ+ Transmale
Bisexual
No Asian-Chinese No chrisql@bu.edu
Details Licier Oquendo, Dayra (Dayra) BMC
MD
Resident
Child Neurology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Latino/Hispanic/Puertorrican No dalicier@bu.edu
Details Lim, Jamie Alumni
BUSM
BMC
MD
Ally No No jamie.lim2@bmc.org
Details Lin, Liz (Liz) BMC
BA, MD
Doctor
Radiology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Asian No liz.lin@bmc.org
Details Lipsky, Janine Staff
BMC
MPH
Education Coordinator
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No janine.lipsky@bmc.org
Details Long, Lawrence C Faculty
SPH
BBusSci, MCom, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Health Economics
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes Currently involved in a project estimating the cost and outcomes associated with various delivery models providing pre exposure prophylaxis to various key populations in South Africa, including men who have sex with men. White No lclong@bu.edu
Details Loo, Stephanie Student
SPH
BMC
The Fenway Institute
MSc
Doctoral Student / AHRQ T32 Predoctoral Fellow
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes My work focuses around social determinants of health and its effects on physical and mental health of vulnerable populations, specifically around patient-reported outcomes. Current projects include qualitative examinations of the experience of LGBTQ-identified refugees at BMC, analyzing THRIVE responses by the BMC refugee cohort, and looking at the experiences of transgender individuals in Western MA. No Daughter of immigrants ssloo@bu.edu
Details Lopez, Natalia Isabel Student
BUSM
BS
LGBTQ+ Bisexual
No Hispanic No natlpz@bu.edu
Details Lowery, Laura Faculty
BUSM
PhD
Associate Professor
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No Jewish, parent of LGBTQ+ child, mentor of 10 LGBTQ+ students in my lab lalowery@bu.edu
Details Lumelsky, David Student
BUSM
BS
Medical Student
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes White/Caucasian No lumelsky@bu.edu
Details Lundberg, Dielle Alumni
Staff
SPH
MPH
Research Fellow
Population Health Research
LGBTQ+ Transfemale
gender-fluid
Queer
Yes Mental health white, non-Hispanic No lundberd@bu.edu
Details Lupez, Emily (Emily) BMC
MD, MPH
Resident Physician
Internal Medicine
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Developing LGBTQ* curriculum for healthcare providers. White No emily.lupez@bmc.org
Details Lynch, William (Will) Student
GMS
BA
Graduate Student
LGBTQ+ Male
Queer
No White No wlynch@bu.edu
Details Lyons, Chris Student
BUSM
BA, MS
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No African American and White No ckl1995@bu.edu
Details Mackay, Zoe Patricia Student
BUSM
BS
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
No white No zmackay@bu.edu
Details Markland, Reese Student
SPH
MPH
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No markrc@bu.edu
Details Massey, Eugene (Eugene) Staff
SPH
BA
Research Assistant
LGBTQ+ Gender non-conform
Female
GenderFuck
Asexual
Gay
Lesbian
Queer
Yes I have mentored LGBTQ high school-aged youth for 5+ years. White/Middle Eastern No Jewish, grew up low-income, freaky, wrestler massey@bu.edu
Details Matta, George Student
BUSM
BA
Med student
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Queer
No Middle Eastern No First gen American, first gen med student gmatta@bu.edu
Details Matthews, Benjamin (Benj) BMC
MD
Resident
OB/GYN
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Queer
Yes White Yes bjmatt@bu.edu
Details McLaughlin, Angela BMC
MD/MPH
Infectious Disease Fellow
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No angela.mclaughlin@bmc.org
Details McSweeney, Cheryl Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD, MPH
Clinician at EBNHC, Instructor/Course Director Essentials of Public Health
Family Medicine
LGBTQ+ Female
Yes white No cmcswee@bu.edu
Details Mendirichaga, Rodrigo BMC
MD
Fellow
Cardiovascular Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Hispanic - Mexican No rodrigom@bu.edu
Details Mesfin, Nathan BUSM
MD
Fellow Physician
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Ally Male
No African No nmesfin@bu.edu
Details Messersmith, Lisa J (Lisa) Faculty
SPH
Department of Anthropology
BA, MA, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Programs, policies, teaching, and research on LGBTQA+ health. No ljmesser@bu.edu
Details Michelson, Catherine D (Kate) Faculty
BUSM
MD, MMSc
Pediatric Hospitalist, Residency Program Director
Pediatrics
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No camiche@bu.edu
Details Miguel, Cynthia Staff
Student
GSDM
SPH
BS in Public Health
Administrative Coordinator
Infectious Disease, HIV
LGBTQ+ Gender non-conform
Female
Queer
Yes I was the Student Government Representative, Secretary, and Diversity & Inclusion Chair in LGBTQ organization in my undergraduate school (Alliance, Simmons College). I have used homework and project assignments to talk about public health disparities, specifically with transgender and queer folk and HIV/AIDS. Hispanic/Latinx (Brazilian), White No First generation to go to college (first to complete), first in family to go to graduate school, cmiguel@bu.edu
Details Miller, Chloe Susann (Chloe) Student
SPH
BA, MPH
Food Justice
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
No White/Caucasian - Irish No granddaughter of LGBTQ+ people, have an invisible chronic health condition cmiller3@bu.edu
Details Mittelman, Andrew (Andy) BMC
MD
Resident
Emergency Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No No amitt@bu.edu
Details Mojziszek, Kirsten Student
BUSM
BA
LGBTQ+ Bisexual
No white No kmojzisz@bu.edu
Details Monroe, Janet (Janet) Student
BUSM
BA
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Former leader of BUMC Pride, Service Pride White No jwmonroe@bu.edu
Details Moore, Trey Michael Student
BU Undergraduate Student Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Caucasian No mooret@bu.edu
Details Moussavi, Mina Faculty
GSDM
GMS
BUSM
BS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes I am involved in preclinical education in various programs, but more important I advise GMS students in the MAMS program. I would like them to know that I am an ally for any LGTBQA+ issues that they may be facing. I would also like to be more involved in this community and would like more information/training so I can better serve my students. I would also like to make sure that I am aware of all the resources available to create a more inclusive educational environment. Iranian/Persian/Middle Eastern No Persian-Canadian, athiest mmoussa@bu.edu
Details Mulkern, Jana (Jana) Staff
GSDM
GMS
BUSM
SPH
BUMC IT/IS & T
BA: Journalism, MS: Training & Organizational Development, EdD: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in Higher Ed
Associate Director, BUMC IT - Educational Media
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No jmulkern@bu.edu
Details Mulkey, Nat Anna Student
BUSM
LGBTQ+ Gender non-conform
Lesbian
Yes White No mulkeyna@bu.edu
Details Murphy, Dennis Staff
GSDM
GMS
BUSM
SPH
Student Financial Services
EdM
Associate Director
Financial Aid
Ally Male
No No dfmurphy@bu.edu
Details Murphy-Phillips, Mary Staff
SPH
BS/MA
Director of Graduate Student Life
Student Affairs
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White/Caucasian Yes mcmurph@bu.edu
Details Nathan, Ajay S. Student
BUSM
MS
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No No asnathan@bu.edu
Details Nelson, Kimberly M Faculty
SPH
PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
HIV/STI, sexual health, adolescent health
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes My research concentrates on psychological and structural factors associated with the transmission or acquisition of HIV among sexual and racial/ethnic minority adolescents. White No knel@bu.edu
Details Newman, Dan Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD, MBA
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
Internal Medicine
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes White - Irish No danewman@bu.edu
Details Nguyen, Melissa Lynn (Hoisum) Alumni
SPH
MPH
Epidemiologist
Epidemiology, Health Policy and Law
LGBTQ+ Female
Queer
Yes LGBTQIA+ mental health, trauma, body and style expression (in collaboration with NYC and SF LGBTQIA+ suiting companies) and Asian American mental health as it relates to LGBTQIA+ folks. Asian American, Vietnamese American, Chinese American Yes Androgynous, first gen, Buddhist, experience with working in LGBTQIA+ fashion/art industries. hoisum@bu.edu
Details Nitz, Michael (Mike) Student
BUSM
BA, MS
MS4
Applying into EM/IM Dual Training
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White Yes mnitz91@bu.edu
Details Nofal, Maia (Maia) Alumni
GMS
BUSM
SPH
BMC
MD, MPH, MS
General Surgery Resident
Surgery
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Middle Eastern American No mrnofal@bu.edu
Details Nunez, Eduardo BUSM
BMC
MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellow
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Ally No Hispanic No edrn867@bu.edu
Details Ober, Maria Pantages Staff
BUSM
BA
Associate Dean, Communications
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No parent of an LGBTQ+ child mpober@bu.edu
Details Overton, Nicolette (Nicolette) Alumni
Student
GMS
BFA, MS
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No No nicover@bu.edu
Details Ozigbo, Chikwelu James Student
questrom LGBTQ+ Male
Transmale
Gay
No black Yes jozigbo@bu.edu
Details Paredes, Christian Staff
SPH
BA
Research Assistant
LGBTQ+ Male
Queer
Yes Hispanic No paredesc@bu.edu
Details Patel, Anuj BMC
MD
Resident
Neurology
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No No anuj.patel@bmc.org
Details Patel, Krupa Faculty
BUSM
MD
Internal Medicine
Ally Female
No Asian Indian No krupa.patel@bmc.org
Details Petersen, Julie (Julie) Alumni
Staff
Student
SPH
MPH
Data Analyst
Perinatal Epidemiology
Ally Female
Yes Since 2015, I have collaborated with Dr. Hyeouk Hahm (BU School of Social Work) on the Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE) project, a gender- and culture-specific and trauma-informed group psychotherapy intervention designed for young Asian-American women with histories of interpersonal violence and trauma and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) diagnosis. A major focus of this work is sexual health, including matters disproportionately affecting LGBTQA+ people. white, non-Hispanic No I am a Christian. Currently, I am a member of Reservoir Church in Cambridge. I firmly promote welcoming and inclusion of LGBTQA+ in the church. Throughout my life, I've had close friends who identified as LGBTQA+. juliemo@bu.edu
Details Pittman, Haley Student
GMS
BS
Physician Assistant Student
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Pansexual
Yes LGBTQ+ mentorship in undergrad! Caucasian No First in my family to attend graduate school! hpittman@bu.edu
Details Plant, Benjamin Student
SPH
LGBTQ+ Male
Queer
No White No bplant@bu.edu
Details Prabha, Gargi Student
SPH
BS
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No South Asian ( India ) No gargi@bu.edu
Details Pyke, Barbara Staff
GSDM
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White, Irish No bpyke@bu.edu
Details Rabasa, Gabriela Staff
BUSM
Statistical Programmer
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Hispanic No first gen grabasa@bu.edu
Details Raifman, Julia Faculty
SPH
ScD
Assistant Professor
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes - Research on LGBTQ rights and health White No jraifman@bu.edu
Details Randolph, Martine Nzungize (Martine) Alumni
BUSM
MD
Resident
Family Medicine
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Black/white/Tutsi No mnrando@bu.edu
Details Rathod, Sonali Student
BUSM
MS
Rising M2
Ally Female
Bisexual
Yes Previously involved in advocacy work on marriage equality in CA in 2008/09 White/Asian No srathod@bu.edu
Details Reed, Linda (Linda) Staff
GSDM
BA, MEd
Director of Admissions, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes I participated in door-to-door advocacy for 2019 Massachusetts ballot question 3 in support of protections for transgender people in public places. Professionally, I follow academic admissions practices that support diversity. No I am a parent of LGBTQ+ offspring, and I love and support them tenderly and fiercely. I hope to continually learn, grow and expand my appreciation of humans in all our wonderful variety. I am a white, heterosexual, privileged, college educated, middle-class, middle-aged, cis-gender woman. This background provides me unearned advantages in many situations. Recognizing that the reality of a person is much more than appearances, I strive to be aware of my own assumptions and biases, and be open to how others present their authentic self. reed@bu.edu
Details Regier, Emily Alumni
BUSM
BMC
MD
Family Medicine Resident
Family Medicine
Ally No No emily.regier@bmc.org
Details Rivera, Lisa Marie Staff
GSDM
Ed.M.
Student Affairs Coordinator
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Latinx/Hispanic, Puerto Rican Yes riveral@bu.edu
Details Ronan, Clare BMC
MD
Internal Medicine
LGBTQ+ Female
No White No Clare.Ronan@bmc.org
Details Rosenmoss, Sophie Student
BUSM
BA
Medical Student
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
Yes White No srosenmo@bu.edu
Details Ruberg, Frederick (Rick) Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Associate Professor, BUSM
Cardiovascular Disease
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No White No frruberg@bu.edu
Details Sachs, Teviah Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery, Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Surgical Oncology
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No White No tesachs@bu.edu
Details Sacks, Olivia BMC
MD
General Surgery Resident
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Yes Olivia.sacks@bmc.org
Details Saltiel, Nicole Staff
BUSM
BA
Research Assistant
LGBTQ+ Female
Queer
No White and Hispanic No nsaltiel@bu.edu
Details Samuels, Michelle Staff
SPH
MFA
Communications Senior Writer/Editor
LGBTQ+ Female
Transfemale
Lesbian
Queer
Yes I have been involved in trans and other LGBTQ+ advocacy in MA, including Yes on 3 and the campaigns to ban conversion therapy and to allow X gender markers on IDs. White No Jewish msamu@bu.edu
Details Sanchez, Daniela Student
BUSM
BS
MS4
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Yes Working on research to promote gender neutral patient categorization and counseling for isotretinoin under iPLEDGE guidelines. Latinx/ Hispanic No sanchezp@bu.edu
Details Sanchez, Vivian M Faculty
BUSM
MD
Assistant Dean Of Student Affairs
Surgery
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Hispanic No vmsanche@bu.edu
Details Sater, Sierra Rose Student
GMS
BA
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
No No ssater@bu.edu
Details Satyam, Venkata BUSM
Ally No No vsatyam@bu.edu
Details Schlesinger, Ilana Staff
SPH
MA
Wellness Coordinator
Ally Female
No No ilanasch@bu.edu
Details Scott, Lauren E Staff
BUSM
PhD MD
Assistant Professor/Medical Director/Physician
Family Medicine
Ally Female
No No scottle@bu.edu
Details Scott, Shayna Student
SPH
BS
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
No No momo12@bu.edu
Details Sepulveda, Gian Paolo Student
GMS
BA
PhD Student
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Asian (Filipino) No gsep@bu.edu
Details Serelus, Camille Staff
Student
BUSM
SPH
BA
Wellness & Advising Coordinator
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
No Black/Haitian American No First gen cserelus@bu.edu
Details Shafer, Paul Faculty
SPH
PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Law, Policy, and Management
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No White Yes First generation American pshafer@bu.edu
Details Shea, Margaret (Maggie) Staff
Student
SPH
BA
Statistical Data Analyst at the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytics Center
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Yes White No mgshea@bu.edu
Details Siddiqi, Omar Faculty
BUSM
MD
Cardiovascular medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Asian - Pakistani No siddiqio@bu.edu
Details Siegel, Jenny Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Associate Program Director, BMC Internal Medicine Residency; Medical Director, Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery
Internal Medicine - General
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Medical Director, Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery white No jennifer.siegel@bmc.org
Details Singh, Jaskamal Kaur (Jesse) Student
GSDM
BSc, MSc
Student
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Canadian, North Indian Yes jaskamal@bu.edu
Details Smith, Candace (Candace) Student
BUSM
BA
Commonwealth Care Alliance, MGH, Center to Advance Consumer Partnership
Family Medicine/Primary Care
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Lead focus group facilitator for Commonwealth Care Alliance and the Center to Advance Consumer Partnership; much of our work focused on bringing lived experiences of marginalized groups into the development and implementation of new healthcare programs and services to better meet their needs. Caucasian/White No csmith01@bu.edu
Details Smith, Vincent C Faculty
BMC
MPH
Division Chief of Newborn Medicine Boston Medical Center
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes I have done research on LGBTQ headed households in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit African American No vismith@bu.edu
Details Sommers, Elizabeth (Beth) Alumni
Staff
SPH
BMC
American Public Health Association
PhD, MPH, LAc
Senior Acupuncturist and Researcher
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Since the mid-1980's I have worked with people who live with HIV, most of whom were gay men. I currently also run a clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Infectious Disease that is specifically for people who are HIV-positive. I published a book called "Using Acupuncture as an Adjuvant in the Treatment of HIV/AIDS". I am a volunteer at the Boston Living Center and provide acupuncture to members twice a month. White Yes I was active in the women's self-help movement in the 1970's. I currently am a volunteer with the Healing Our Community Collaborative, a non-profit for women living with or affected by HIV. I'm 70 years old and proud to be a Lesbian Boomer. elizabeth.sommers@bmc.org
Details Sosa-Ebert, Allan Gabriel (Gabo) Student
BUSM
BA
Student
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Puerto Rican No gabose24@bu.edu
Details Spartano, Nicole Faculty
GMS
BUSM
PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management
Physical Activity and Nutrition Epidemiology
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
No white No My partner and I are foster parents spartano@bu.edu
Details Spector, Jordan A Faculty
BUSM
MD, MS
Attending Physician, Residency Program Director
Emergency
Ally Male
Heterosexual
Yes Clinical care in the ED Caucasian No jospecto@bu.edu
Details Stevens, Jason Staff
GSDM
LGBTQ+ Transmale
Queer
No white No jasonls@bu.edu
Details Stocks, Erica (Erica) Staff
GSDM
MEd
Director of Student Affairs
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White, Polish-American Yes emstocks@bu.edu
Details Storey, Armide BUSM
BMC
MD
Resident Physician
OB/GYN
LGBTQ+ No No armide.storey@bmc.org
Details Stout, Claire Staff
SPH
BA
Research Assistant
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes White No cdstout@bu.edu
Details Strauss, Jennifer Student
BUSM
BA, MA
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Queer
Yes I’ve been involved in community outreach to advocate for LGBTQ+ and HIV-affected survivors of violence. While working as a hospital chaplain, I provided didactic training on spiritual care for LGBTQ+ patients and families. No Member of the LGBTQ+ Jewish community jbs1@bu.edu
Details Streed Jr, Carl Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD, MPH, FACP
Research Lead, Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery
Internal Medicine, LGBTQ health
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes LGBTQ health research, education, and policy advocacy Caucasian No cjstreed@bu.edu
Details Suarez Zarate, Sebastian BMC
MD, MPH
Resident Physician
Internal Medicine
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes I am working to create an LGBTQ+ health medical education curriculum for the IM residency program at BMC. Hispanic white No Colombian, immigrant sebastian.suarezzarate@bmc.org
Details Suder, Ellen Lee (Ellen) Student
GMS
BS, PhD in progress
Microbiology PhD Student
virology
LGBTQ+ Female
Bisexual
Queer
No No elsuder@bu.edu
Details Sutherland, Evan Student
BUSM
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No White No esuther@bu.edu
Details Symes, Karen Faculty
GMS
BUSM
PhD
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes I mentor/have mentored several LGBTQ+ students both at BUSM and outside the institution white Yes I'm English symes@bu.edu
Details Taylor, Andrew W (Andy) Faculty
BUSM
PhD
Associate Dean for Research / Professor
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No No awtaylor@bu.edu
Details Toro-Ferrari, Katherine (Katie) Staff
BUSM
MA
Director, Student Affairs
LGBTQ+ Female
Lesbian
Yes Student mentorship Hispanic No kferrari@bu.edu
Details Toth, Louis J Faculty
GMS
BUSM
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No No ljtoth@bu.edu
Details Tran, Dominic Student
BUSM
BS
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Yes I am currently one of the student leaders for BU Medical Campus Pride and BUSM Service Pride. I am very excited to be promoting a safe and welcoming space for LGBTQ+ individuals on our campus. Vietnamese No dominict@bu.edu
Details Vagianelis, Troy (Troy) Alumni
GSDM
DMD
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No No troyv@bu.edu
Details Valentine, Sarah (Sarah) Faculty
BUSM
BMC
PhD
Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes I am the Director of the Program of Research in Implementation Science, Minority Stress, and Mental Health (PRISMM) at BMC. My research focuses on tailoring evidence-based treatments for PTSD to address the unique needs of marginalized groups, including sexual and gender minority populations. Other research focuses on LGBTQ+ advocacy initiatives and developing behavioarl interventions that dually address discrimination and trauma-related distress among marginalized groups. Although I do not identify as SGM myself, I have a commitment to social justice causes and providing mentorship to SGM students entering the field of healthcare. White Yes Sarah.valentine@bmc.org
Details van der Rijn, Madeleine (Maddy) Student
BUSM
BS
LGBTQ+ Female
Queer
No No Maddyvdr@bu.edu
Details VonAchen, Paige BMC
MD
Resident
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Caucasian No paige.vonachen@bmc.org
Details Walker, Shawnda Staff
BMC
BS
URM Program Manager
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No African American No shawnda.walker@bmc.org
Details Wallace, Luke Student
BUSM
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
Queer
No White, Latinx No lukejw@bu.edu
Details Ware, Matthew Shawn (Shawn) Student
GMS
BS Biochem, Bio. MS cellular physio
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White Yes msware@bu.edu
Details Weaver, Devin (Devin) Alumni
Staff
GMS
BA Biology
Admissions Counselor, MAMS
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Puerto Rican Yes First Gen dweav95@bu.edu
Details Weightman, Adam BMC
MD, MBA
Emergency Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No No aweightm@bu.edu
Details Weiser, Jeremy BMC
MD
Resident
Family Medicine
LGBTQ+ Yes Worked at an LGBTQ focused immigration /asylum non-profit several years ago. Want queer primary care to be a part of my future practice. No jeremy.weiser@bmc.org
Details Wenren, Larissa Alumni
BUSM
BMC
MD
Resident
Pediatrics
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes Completed Transgender Medicine & Surgery clinical elective during medical school at BUSM Asian No lwenren@bu.edu
Details Wesselink, Amelia (Amelia) Staff
SPH
PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Epidemiology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No White No akw23@bu.edu
Details West, Rebecca (Becca) Student
SPH
BS, MPH
DrPH Teaching Fellow
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Caucasian No Jewish rlwest@bu.edu
Details Weuve, Jennifer (Jennifer) Faculty
SPH
MPH, ScD
associate professor
epidemiology
Ally Female
No White No first gen grad school jweuve@bu.edu
Details Wheelock, Alyse BUSM
MD
LGBTQ+ Yes No Alyse.wheelock@bmc.org
Details White, Mitchell R Staff
BUSM
SPH
BS/MPH
Laboratory Manager/Technician
Microbiology
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White No mitchw@bu.edu
Details Wilson, Elizabeth (Lizzy) BMC
MD
Resident
Pediatric Neurology
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Hispanic No Elizabeth.wilson2@bmc.org
Details Wilson, Robin BMC
MD
Resident
Internal Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No No robin.wilson@bmc.org
Details Wisniewski, Ryan Staff
SPH
Manager of Practicum
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No White Yes ryanwis@bu.edu
Details Wolfe, Hill Landon Student
SPH
MPA
PhD Student
LGBTQ+ Transmale
Yes I am currently working on a number of projects examining the impact of discrimination on substance use, and various issues surrounding access to VHA health care for trans/GNC individuals. I am preferential to qualitative research methods. Yes First Gen, Disabled Veteran hlw64@bu.edu
Details Yadavalli, Gopal (Gopal) Faculty
BUSM
BMC
MD
Vice Chair, Education and Residency Program Director, Internal Medicine
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No South Asian No gky@bu.edu
Details Yamin, Eryn BUSM
BMC
MD
Resident
Psychiatry
Ally Female
Heterosexual
Yes I have a little advocacy experience, marching with University of Maryland School of Medicine in the Baltimore Pride Parade. I am a new physician, and my hope is that I will be considered a safe person to go to for those in the LGBTQ+ community. Some of my best friends are LGBTQ+, and I love who they are and support all that they stand for. Caucasian No eryn.yamin@bmc.org
Details Yeung, Anthony Student
GMS
BUSM
MD/PhD Candidate
LGBTQ+ Male
Gay
No Chinese American No akyeung@bu.edu
Details You, Jacqueline Alumni
BUSM
BMC
MD
Internal Medicine
Ally No No jgyou@bu.edu
Details Young, Aaron William Faculty
GMS
BUSM
HBMSc, PhD
Assistant Professor, PrISM Co-director
Physiology
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No No youngaw@bu.edu
Details Zaia, Joseph (Joe) Faculty
GMS
Ph.D.
Professor
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No white No jzaia@bu.edu
Details Zhang, Zannan (Annie) Student
GMS
BA, MS
Ally Female
Heterosexual
No Asian No zannan@bu.edu
Details Zhuang, Alex Student
BUSM
BS, MS
Ally Male
Heterosexual
No Asian-American No zhuanga@bu.edu
Details Zumwalt, Ann Faculty
BUSM
PhD
LGBTQ+ Yes Faculty advisor for BUMC Pride No azumwalt@bu.edu