Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Helaine B. Allen and Cynthia L. Berenson Distinguished Visiting Professorship Lectures


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Empirical Bioethics & Social Justice:
Working Toward Health Equity in Trans Communities
Beth A. Clark, PhD, HEC-C, RCC
Allen-Berenson Postdoctoral Fellow
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
2:00-3:00 PM EST

Attend Virtual Event

The 2021 Allen-Berenson lecture will focus on the importance of empiricism in bioethics research and clinical practice in terms of furthering social justice for communities experiencing health inequities. Dr. Clark will discuss the need for empirical bioethics research specifically in the field of trans healthcare. An overview of Dr. Clark’s recent studies addressing pressing issues in trans youth healthcare – such as youth capacity to consent to hormone therapy – will be provided. Additionally, knowledge translation strategies to mobilize this research in both clinical and policy realms will be highlighted.