LGBTQ Initiatives

A special series focusing on the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Special Lectures

“Trans Identity, Puberty Suppression and the Brain: Is Practice Ahead of the Science?”

May 30, 2019

A special lecture and panel discussion focusing on the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Moderator:

  • Anke A. Ehrhardt, PhD, Director of the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health and the Program for the Study of LGBT Health, Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry), Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and NYS Psychiatric Institute

Panelists:

  • Walter O. Bockting, PhD, Co-Director of the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health and the Program for the Study of LGBT Health, Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Nursing), Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, NYS Psychiatric Institute and Columbia School of Nursing
  • Annelou L.C. de Vries, MD, PhD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Departments of Pediatrics, Pediatric Psychology and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center of Expertise on Gender Dysphoria, VU University Medical Center
  • Bruce S. McEwen, PhD, Alfred E. Mirsky Professor, Head of the Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University

"A Vision for LGBT Health"

April 3, 2014

A special lecture and panel discussion focusing on the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Plenary Speaker:

  • Walter O Bockting, PhD, Co-Director, LGBT Health Initiative, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health, Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Nursing), College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University & NYS Psychiatric Institute

Moderators:

  • Anke A Ehrhardt, PhD, Director, Division of Gender, Sexuality, & Health & the LGBT Health Initiative, Vice Chair, Academic Affairs, Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry), College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University & NYS Psychiatric Institute
  • Jonathan Amiel, MD, Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, CUMC, Faculty Liaison for LGBT Students, College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, Columbia University School of Nursing, Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Kenneth Mayer, MD, Medical Research Director, Fenway Health, Co-Director of The Fenway Institute, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Jack Pula, MD, Instructor, Clinical Psychiatry, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, Chairperson of the Transgender Committee, Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists

Please visit the Calendar of Events for upcoming program dates. 

For more information, please email: Office_Acad_Affairs@cumc.columbia.edu