Medical professionals need to be ready to treat patients of all sizes, shapes, and backgrounds. But there appears to be a gap in their ability to treat LGBTQ people.
Holly Hinson studies this at Oregon Health & Science University, OHSU. Dr. Hinson points out that gender identification and sexual orientation can have a bearing on medical care.
Example: hormone treatments can interact poorly with anti-seizure medication. These and other findings are published in the journal Neurology.
Holly Hinson visits to talk about the work.