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Trans Health & Wellness: Linda Wesp, FNP-C [Monthly Community Meeting]
July 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
…A Conversation with Linda Wesp, FNP-C, APNP, AAHIVS
Please join us for a conversation with Linda Wesp, family nurse practitioner from the Greater Milwaukee Center for Health and Wellness, Inc (gmchealth.org) on Sat. July 21st from 2-4PM at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (1110 North Market Street, Second Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202).
Linda will share some general info about health and wellness and the latest research about gender affirming hormones, as well as talk about various national and international protocols and guidelines that currently inform trans health care.
Linda Wesp FNP-C, APNP is a family nurse practitioner who has worked in community-based health care settings with LGBTQ populations for over 15 years, with a focus on trans health. She currently works at the Greater Milwaukee Center for Health and Wellness, where she provides gender affirming hormones, HIV management, PrEP, and general primary care.
Prior to returning to Milwaukee in 2015, she worked at Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago, IL and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. While at Howard Brown, she lead the development of the agency’s informed consent protocols for access to gender affirming hormones, implemented in 2009.
She has published and lectured nationally and internationally on various aspects of evidence-based health care and quality of care for transgender populations. Linda is also currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing, and her future goals include building ongoing partnerships with the trans community in Milwaukee through participatory action research that improves health and access to care.
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