Dr. Jennifer Vanderleest

2010 Winner

Block A | The University of Arizona

Dr. Jennifer Vanderleest is faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She sees transgender patients in her primary care clinic, and precepts family medicine residents and community-based providers in clinically informed, culturally responsive transgender care.

Her other clinical and research interests include HIV/AIDS primary care, adolescent health, sexual health education for health care providers, and development of social justice-based medical education curricula.

She has presented about transgender health issues at annual meetings of the Association of American Medical Colleges, International Foundation for Gender Education, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.