Viewpoints on Health

Thursday, February 29, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilson Hall Auditorium
Event Type
Abby Dean
College of Health and Behavioral Studies

 Viewpoints on Health with Dallas Michelle Ducar - Chief Executive Officer of Transhealth, Visionary Healthcare Leader

This presentation focuses on core principles of gender-affirming care as a model in healthcare. It discusses how this approach not only supports transgender and gender-diverse individuals but also serves as a blueprint for compassionate, personalized healthcare. The presentation will highlight the principles of affirming care, its impact on patient well-being, and its role in shaping future healthcare practices. A Question & Answer segment will follow, offering further exploration into this healthcare model.


About the Speaker

Dallas Michelle Ducar

Dallas Ducar, as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, actively shapes health policy related to equity ethics, and affirming care. She demonstrates her unwavering commitment as the Co-Chair of the Primary Care Alliance, a member of the LGBTQI Federal Policy Roundtable, and a fervent advocate for affirming care nationwide. Ducar brings a wealth of expertise to her role in shaping the future of healthcare.

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 Accessibility Information

Accessible parking spaces are located behind Wilson Hall (C-3). To access parking enter from Main Street. JMU is a gated community. Press the blue/red button and assistance will be provided to lift the gate so you may enter for accessible parking at Wilson Hall. JMU Assessable parking map -

Wheelchair and easier building access is located through the rear of the building where stairs do not impede entry. The walkway slopes to an accessible door entry to the breezeway between buildings. To your right you will enter Wilson Hall. An elevator up to the first floor auditorium is located here for your convenience.

ASL Interpretation will be provided for the event. Designated seating is provided in the front of the auditorium.


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