What Does Transgender and Gender Diverse Inclusivity Look Like in Research?
12:00 - 1:00 PM ET | Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

About the event

In celebration of Pride month, the Brigham Research Institute (BRI) and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) are hosting an hour-long panel discussion on transgender and gender diverse inclusivity in research. Researchers in all fields are encouraged to attend and hear from our expert panel, moderated by Dr. Kathryn Rexrode and featuring Dr. Sari Reisner, Director of Transgender Research at BWH; Dr. Frances Grimstad, Director of Trans Reproductive Health Service at Boston Children’s Hospital; and Dr. Rodrigo Aguayo-Romero, postdoctoral fellow in Endocrinology at BWH and The Fenway Institute. The event is open to all MGB and Harvard affiliated employees and students. The event will also be recorded and live captioned.



Welcome and Polling the Audience
12:00 PM ET


12:05 PM ET


Definitions and Studies
12:09 PM ET


Panel Discussion
12:24 PM ET


12:50 PM ET


Thank You Remarks
1:00 PM ET


Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD, MPH (She/Her/Hers)
Chief, Division of Women’s Health, Department of Medicine
Director, Office for Women’s Careers, Center for Diversity and Inclusion,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital;
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Rodrigo A. Aguayo-Romero, PhD (They/Them)
Research Fellow in Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health

Frances Grimstad MD, MS (She/Her/Hers)
Director, Trans Reproductive Health Service
Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery,
Boston Children’s Hospital;
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

Sari L. Reisner, ScD (He/Him)
Director of Transgender Research,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health;
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health