Executive Board Members

Jacob Anderson
HMS Pathways
El Paso, TX
University of Texas at Austin
BS in Chemistry, BA Latin American Studies
Primary care, Latinx health, healthcare policy, health disparities, addiction
Cooking, trumpet, Selena, drag, dancing, turtles, dachshunds, politics
jacob_p_anderson@hms.harvard.edu

 

Aliya Feroe
HMS Pathways
Minneapolis, MN
Bowdoin College
BA in Biology and Sociology
Maternal and fetal medicine, women's health, health disparities
Running, biking, craft breweries, Crimson Care Collaborative clinician, OB/GYN Interest Group leader
aliya_feroe@hms.harvard.edu

 

Jordan Said
HMS Pathways
Hobbs, NM
University of California, Berkeley
BA Molecular and Cell Biology
Basic sciences, oncology, palliative care, dermatology, genetics, LGBTQ+ medicine
Running, playlist engineering, saxophone, photography, podcasts, dissecting Taylor Swift's new album, Eartha Kitt
jordan_said@hms.harvard.edu

DanielName: Daniel Selgrade
HMS Program: MMSc Immunology
Undergraduate: Harvard College
Undergraduate Major: Concentration, Molecular and Cellular Biology; Secondary, Women and Gender Studies
HMS Interests: Systems biology, synthetic biology, diseases of metabolic dysfunction and translational medicine
Other Interests: Yoga, Triathlon, Healthcare for the Homeless, Cooking
Email: Daniel_Selgrade@hms.harvard.edu

 

Faculty Advisors

Dr. Jennifer Potter is a clinician educator and innovator whose scholarly work focuses on reducing health disparities among populations of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, enhancing the competency with which clinicians communicate with regard to ‘sensitive’ topics, such as sexuality, and implementing clinical quality improvement initiatives. Currently, Dr. Potter is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, founding director of the Women's Health Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute—a research facility dedicated to studies focused on optimizing the health of LGBTQ populations.

AlexDr. Alex Keuroghlian MD MPH is a clinical psychiatrist, educator, and researcher. He is primary course director for the fourth-year elective clerkship, “Care for Patients with Diverse Sexual Orientations and Gender Identities,” and the national continuing education conference, “Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health.” His clinical practice and research focus on sexual and gender minority health.

He directs two federally-funded centers for sexual and gender minority populations, The National LGBT Health Education Center and the Evidence-informed Interventions Center for Coordinating Technical Assistance. Dr. Keuroghlian is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at HMS, the Public & Community Psychiatry Curriculum Director for the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean psychiatry residency program, and Director of the Division of Education and Training Programs at The Fenway Institute.

Jessica HalemJessica Halem, MBA, LGBT Program Director, leads inclusion and equity efforts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students, staff, faculty, trainees, and fellows at Harvard Medical School. This includes programmatic interventions, resource development and working collaboratively to support LGBTQ issues within Harvard University, the Harvard affiliated hospitals, and the broader community.

Previously, Jessica was the Executive Director of the Lesbian Community Cancer Project in Chicago. She spearheaded the transformation from a small volunteer-led initiative to a nationally recognized organization advancing LGBT health through expertise in training and advocacy. The result was a historic merger with Howard Brown Health Center. She served on the board of GLMA as well as Barack Obama's first LGBT Advisory Committee for the 2008 campaign. Email: jessica_halem@hms.harvard.edu.

 

Past Board Members

  • Michael Girouard 
  • Justin Fazzolari
  • Sean Singer
  • Christopher Calahan
  • Maya Harary
  • Claire Learmonth
  • William Smith
  • Ida Bernstein    
  • Iman Berrahou
  • Jeremy Feng
  • Benjamin Matthews
  • Michal McDowell
  • Andy Nguyen    
  • Cary Crall