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Health Professional in Training Representative
Samuel Dubin
New York, NY

Sam is an M.D. Candidate, Class of 2020, at NYU School of Medicine where he is a former leader of the LGBT+ People in Medicine student group and student member of the American Medical Association’s Medical Student Section Committee on LGBTQI+ Issues. During the summer of 2018 he was a Rudin Foundation Medical Humanities Fellow, exploring the intersection between medical authority, prevention-based medicine, and stigma through using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a case study. Before starting medical school, he was an HIV/STI test counselor and worked with the local health department's LGBTQ Health Initiative. Sam has also worked on PrEP outreach and insurance access projects with Equitas Health in central Ohio. He is currently working on sexual orientation and gender identity data collection research as well as a qualitative assessment of transgender health access needs in New York City. Sam received a B.S. in Neuroscience with a minor in Sexuality Studies from Ohio State University.


Member at Large
Sarah Fogel, PhD, RN, FAAN
Nashville, TN

Sarah is a Professor of Nursing and Director of the ASN to MSN Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Her recent research has focused on lesbian health, particularly related to obesity. Funded by the District of Columbia Department of Health and the Lesbian Health Fund, in the past, her most recent project, Healthy Weight in Lesbian and Bisexual Women: Striving for a Healthy Community, was funded via contracts from the United States Department of Health and Human Service’s Office on Women’s Health. The project was an intervention-based health-improvement initiative being implemented with five different community agencies serving sexual minority women in Washington, DC, San Francisco, St. Louis and New York. Sarah has also served on several community boards supporting women in recovery, people who are differently abled and homeless women in Nashville, TN.

Member at Large

Richard E. Greene, MD 
New York City, NY

Richard E. Greene is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine and clinician educator at Bellevue Hospital. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his residency at NYU’s Internal Medicine Primary Care residency program. In 2011, he was named “Outpatient Teacher of the Year” for the combined primary care and categorical residency programs at NYU School of Medicine, where he now serves as an Associate Program Director. He completed a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, where he had the privilege of working with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Flyers, the Phantoms and the Kixx. At NYU, Richard is the Director of Gender and Health Education in the Office of Diversity Affairs, where he assists with or oversees the LGBTQ health curricula at all levels of training and the climate for LGBTQ members of the NYU community. He also serves as the Medical Director at the Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies and is the faculty advisor for the LGBTPM student group at NYU. In 2011, Dr. Greene received the Arnold Grossman Outstanding Faculty Service to the LGBTQ Community Award.
Member at Large
Andy Hamp, MD
Minneapolis, MN

Andy is a board certified internist and geriatrician in Minneapolis, MN. He attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, Medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and then internal medicine residency and geriatric medicine fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center (now Hennepin Healthcare) in Minneapolis. He now works at Park Nicollet HealthPartners in primary care with a focus on LGBTQ health, gender afferming care and geriatrics, and as a hospitalist. He is also on the board of JustUs Health. He is passionate about LGBTQ healthcare.

Member at Large
Paula M. Neira, JD, MSN, RN, CEN
Baltimore, MD

Paula graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy in 1985. A Surface Warfare Officer, she served as a regular and reserve officer including serving in mine warfare combat during Operation Desert Storm. Her military decorations include three Navy Commendation Medals, the Navy Achievement Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon as well as numerous unit, campaign and service awards. After leaving the Navy in 1991, she began her career as a registered nurse. She is certified in emergency nursing and focused her career on adult emergency care and trauma resuscitation. From 2008-2016, Paula served as the Nurse Educator in Emergency Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She also served as the co-chair of the Johns Hopkins Transgender Medicine Executive Taskforce. In November 2016, she became the first Clinical Program Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health. An attorney and member of the Maryland bar since 2001, Paula was a leader in the repeal of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy. For more than a decade, she has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on transgender military service. As part of her role at Hopkins, she lectures nationally on the need for improved transgender cultural competence in healthcare. In 2015, she made naval history by becoming the first transgender Navy veteran to have her discharge documentation updated to reflect her correct name by order of the Navy. In 2016, the Secretary of the Navy named her to be the co-sponsor of the USNS HARVEY MILK (T-AO-206). In 2018, she was awarded the GLMA Achievement Award recognizing her work as an LGBTQ advocate and in advancing transgender healthcare. Paula and her partner reside in Bowie, Maryland.


Health Professional in Training Representative
Kodiak Soled, MSN, RN
New York, NY

Kodiak Soled is a Ph.D. student, Jonas-Blaustein Scholar, and was awarded the Diversity Fellowship at Columbia University School of Nursing. Soled earned her Bachelors of Arts in International and Intercultural Studies at Pitzer College and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University. During this time, she served as on the executive boards of Hopkins’ community engagement and service learning center, SOURCE, and LGBT student organization, Out for Business. This founding, student team received the 2018 Diversity Recognition Award for outstanding contributions and demonstrable efforts in advancing diversity and inclusion at Johns Hopkins University. Soled's research interest includes perinatal health disparities in sexual and gender minorities. Most recently, she worked under the direction of Tonia Poteat, Ph.D. to research provider knowledge gaps of transgender health. She is currently working under Walter Bockting, Ph.D. to explore family building desires and experiences in transgender and gender non-conforming people. Soled seeks to build a foundation of research that makes sexual and gender minorities health disparities visible and promotes health equity for individuals and families in this community.

Member at Large
Caitlin M. Stover, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, CNE
Worcester, MA

Caitlin is a Registered Nurse, Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Public Health, and Certified Nurse Educator. Her program of research is focused on health disparities and vulnerable populations. Specifically, she uses the principles of community based participatory research to develop, implement, and evaluate community based health programs. After 12 years in the faculty role teaching across various tracks in the undergraduate and graduate programs at Worcester State University and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Caitlin became the founding Dean of Assumption College School of Nursing in Worcester, MA.
GLMA Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates: Jeremy Toler, MD


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