Transgender Health 105: Role of Endocrinology in the Transgender Community
Transgender Health 105: Role of Endocrinology in the Transgender Community is fifth in a seven-course learning series.
This course reviews endocrinology for transgender, gender non-binary, and intersex individuals with a focus on hormone replacement therapy.
Health Care, Behavioral Health and Public Health Practitioners, Administrators and Leaders
- Contrast the benefits of hormone therapy for transgender patients with and without gender dysphoria
- Differentiate between feminizing hormone therapy and masculinizing hormone therapy
- Distinguish specific preventive medicine services needed when undergoing hormone therapy
- Recognize the steps necessary to initiate hormone therapy
- Summarize insurance and out of pocket methods of payment for hormone replacement therapy
Yoonhwi Cho, MPH
eLearning and Transgender Project Coordinator, Course Author
Texas Health Institute
Ms. Cho received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and graduated with a Master of Public Health degree from Texas A&M University at College Station in 2017. Ms. Cho coordinates THI’s e-Learning and Transgender projects and is the author and co-author of the Transgender Health Learning Series.
Emily Hassey, MPH
Emily Hassey is a Texas A&M University graduate where she received her Master’s in Public Health focusing on Health Promotion and Community Health Science.
Ms. Hassey graduated from Seton Hill University earning with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology before attending Texas A&M University. Emily’s MPH Practicum Experience and additional consulting work supported authoring Transgender Health 105: Role of Endocrinology in the Transgender Community and helping to augment Transgender Health 104: Psychological Distress.
Transgender Programs Coordinator
Equality Texas Foundation
Mr. Weaver is a queer transgender man and a leader in Houston’s LGBTQ community. He is the first Transgender Programs Coordinator for Equality Texas Foundation, elevating the voices of transgender Texans, including the Texas TransVisible Project, a first-of-its-kind public education campaign.
Director eLearning and Training
Texas Health Institute
Mr. Oeffinger directs THI’s work with the transgender community and eLearning Program. Together with Lou Weaver, he leads THI and Equality Texas Foundation efforts to create a broad-based collaborative effort to improve the health of transgender people by creating a culturally competent health environment in Texas.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Transgender Health 105: Role of Endocrinology in the Transgender Community
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