During this webinar, Marissa Miller will discuss the role of race in health care, focusing on raising awareness to health inequities in Black and TNGC communities. This session will center on four core learning objectives: understanding and ameliorating medical mistrust among Black Americans; understanding intersectionality and health care inequities; “calling in” vs. “calling out”; and how to address HIV in a culturally responsible way.
Founder and Executive Director of Trans Solutions Research & Resource Center
Marissa is the Founder and Executive Director of Trans Solutions Research & Resource Center, based in Indiana. Trans Solutions is designed to create a Global Culture of safety for the transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming communities through policy, safety networks and plans, web-developed concepts, equitable opportunities, certifications and devices.
In her work, Marissa Miller has worked with some of the nation’s most influential agencies working to End the HIV epidemic including: AIDS United, NMAC, CDC, HRSA, NIH, and a former Board Member for Positively Trans (T+) Transgender Law Center. Through her work with the CDC, Marissa served on the team that created the first intervention specifically designed for Transwomen: TWIST.
Marissa currently serves as the Senior Strategic Director for the National Trans Visibility March, an annual event that brings together over five thousand constituents from across the U.S. Marissa brings a great deal of expertise serving transgender and gender non-conforming communities, specifically in the areas of: infrastructure building, program development, evaluation and leadership development.