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Health Professional in Training Representative
Jared Boot-Haury, MA, MBA, CST
West Bloomfield, MI

Jared Boot is a third-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Michigan School of Psychology and a second-year student in the LGBT Health Policy and Practice graduate certificate program at George Washington University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in 2013 and his Master of Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago in 2016. During Jared's doctoral and certificate studies, he has attained certified membership within the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH). He is also the outgoing WPATH student board representative and outgoing chair of the WPATH Student Initiative. Jared seeks to bring a humanistic element to the healthcare and treatment of LGBTQIA+ patients; he was awarded the Jill Benton Scholarship for Humanistic Psychology in 2018 and is currently the Senior Student Representative for the Society for Humanistic Psychology. Jared's research interests focus on intersectional identities within the LGBTQIA+ community and cultural safety training for clinicians. He was recently awarded funding from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan to focus on a study aimed at developing cultural safety training for rural mental health professionals in Michigan who treat transgender and gender diverse patients.

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Member at Large
Carey Candrian, PhD
Denver, CO

Carey Candrian is an associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a Cambia Health Foundation Sojourns Scholar. She received her MA in Organizational Communication and PhD in Health Communication from
the University of Colorado. She completed  post-doctoral training in Health Literacy from the Institute of Communication and Health at the University of Lugano, Switzerland. Carey’s research examines how communication affects outcomes in healthcare—and specifically how it impacts older LGBT adults, and those who care for them. She has spent much of her career investigating how healthcare suffers when patients aren’t able to be open with medical professionals about who and what matters most to them. 
She is a community-based researcher working to create more inclusive assisted living communities. She has been an advocate for the routine collection of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data in hospice. Ultimately her goal is to effect change in communication systems and at the policy level so that older LGBT adults receive the support they and their loved ones want, when they need it most. Her work has been funded by the National Institute on Aging, the Cambia Health Foundation, The Colorado Health Foundation, The Colorado Trust, The Next50 Initiative and The Lesbian Health Fund. She has appeared on Colorado Public Radio, NPR’s Here and Now, PBS NewHour’s Brief But Spectacular and SXSW for her work advancing health equity for LGBT older adults. Her book, Communicating Care at the End of Life, was published by Peter Lang in 2015. Originally from Tucson, Carey now resides in Denver.

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Member at Large
Ricardo Correa, MD, EdD
Phoenix, AZ

Ricardo Correa, MD, EdD, is the director for diversity on GME and Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism fellowship director at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Staff Clinician and Researcher at Phoenix VAMC.

He completed his Medical School and Education Master at University of Panama. He completed a research fellowship in Epidemiology and Tropical disease at ICGES in Panama City and his internal medicine residency at the University of Miami program. In 2012, he was honored with the AOA and GoldDOC Award. Then he pursued his clinical and research fellowship in endocrinology with special focus in translational research at NIH. Dr. Correa has been involved in multiple academic, scientific and educational activities. Dr. Correa has published more than 50 papers in peer review journal, has NIH Grants and is part of multiple scientific journal editorial committees, etc. Also, he is consultant for some countries in Latin-American science centers. He is board certified in Medical Quality and the author of the book title “Case report: basics and publication”. His research is focus on the study of long-term consequences of hormonal replacement therapy on transgender population and using peer support/telemedicine to decrease the burden of diabetes complications in underserved Hispanic population.


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Member at Large
Frances Grimstad, MD, M
Boston, MA

Frances Grimstad is a pediatric and adolescent gynecologist at Boston Children's Hospital. She currently serves as fellowship co-director for the Boston Children’s pediatric and adolescent gynecology fellowship and has an instructor appointment at Harvard Medical School. She is active on the board of Women in Medicine, and is active on numerous committees within the National Association for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. She engages in clinical and research work surrounding transgender and intersex reproductive health. She has been involved in trans health advocacy since her own adolescence, when she decided to pursue medicine to address disparities in care faced by these communities. Her interests center around optimizing reproductive health outcomes for both populations including hormonal and menstrual management, surgical care and family planning.

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Member at Large
Alex Karydi, PhD
New York, NY

Alex Karydi is currently serving as the Director of State and Community Initiatives at the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. She has a PhD in Clinical Sexology and a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has worked in various systems, including school systems, the justice system, social services, and behavioral health, providing care as a therapist, grant writer, and program manager. In 2015, she was appointed as the Program Director for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health – Office of Suicide Prevention, where she was responsible for establishing the first state office for suicide prevention and developing the state school suicide prevention program. She is a consultant for Project 2025 at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a nationwide initiative to reduce the US's annual rate of suicide by 20 percent by 2025 and at Callen-Lorde Community Center, a global leader in LGBTQ healthcare in New York. Alex's clinical interests include lesbian, bisexual, and queer women’s health; transgender youth; and suicide prevention. In addition, they are a proud parent with the wife of their Queer Deaf child and a bunch of fur babies.


Member at Large
Anthony Pho, PhD, MPH, ANP-PC
Palo Alto, CA

Anthony Pho PhD, MPH, ANP-C is postdoctoral clinical scholar with The PRIDE Study/PRIDEnet at Stanford School of Medicine. He has over 12 years of clinical experience as an RN in emergency medicine and as an adult primary care NP. Most recently, he worked as a medical provider at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in NYC. Prior to this, he was a primary care provider at Weill Cornell Medicine, where he developed and taught an LGBTQ health curriculum for medicine residents and expanded it to medical/nursing students and RNs in practice. He has held an adjunct faculty appointment at NYU Meyers College of Nursing where he has taught adult primary care since 2013. His doctoral research explored online health information seeking, eHealth literacy, and human papillomavirus vaccination among transgender and gender expansive people. Prior to his career in nursing, he worked for 12 years in the software industry in a variety of product and engineering management positions. Anthony earned his BA from U.C. Berkeley and his BSN, MSN and MPH degrees from Johns Hopkins University and his PhD from Columbia University. In recognition of his clinical mentorship he was awarded FNP Preceptor of the Year in 2016 by NYU Meyers College of Nursing. He has also been recognized for his leadership as a Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing Scholar, Johns Hopkins Daniels Interprofessional Fellow, Johns Hopkins University Leadership Fellow, and Columbia University Diversity Fellow.
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Member at Large
Jorge Ramallo, MD
Milwaukee, WI

Dr. Jorge Ramallo is an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics physician serving as a primary care provider and HIV medical director at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers serving economically disadvantaged populations in southern Milwaukee, WI. He attended medical school at the Yale School of Medicine and completed his graduate studies at the Yale School of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy. His background garnered him the American College of Physicians (ACP) Health Policy Fellowship where he helped draft ACP’s first LGBTQ+ health disparities position paper for the organization. He completed his Medicine-Pediatrics residency at the University of Illinois-Chicago where he also served as chief resident. He is the recipient of the HRSA’s primary care champions fellowship, where he actively developed a novel multidisciplinary obesity management program for his community health center. His professional interests include LGBTQ+ health, medical weight loss management, HIV medicine, innovative uses of technology and medicine, and optimization of the primary care system for underserved patients.


GLMA Representatives to the American Medical Association

Jeremy Toler, MD (He/Him/His)

GLMA Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates

LeAnne Roberts, MD (She/Her/Hers)

GLMA Representative on the AMA Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues









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