Name: Ramona Peel
City: Columbus, OH
Employer: Lead Trainer, Equitas Health Institute
Ramona Peel, Lead Trainer and Trans Patient Navigator, Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, Equitas Health
As the Lead Trainer for The Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity, Ramona is directly involved in The Institute’s education, research, and community engagement programs. She collaborates on creating The Institute’s training programs, and leads the delivery of training to internal and external audiences. As Trans Health Navigator, Ramona is a resource and an advocate for trans and gender non-conforming clients at Equitas Health clinics in Columbus and Dayton. Ramona also is a Political Science instructor, and currently teaches at the Newark branch of The Ohio State University.
Ramona has 15 years of classroom teaching experience, and her work was recognized by the Ohio State University Political Science Department, which awarded her Henry R. Spencer Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2004. Her varied background and experience also includes social science research, broadcasting, journalism, and activism. In addition, her lived experience as a trans woman informs and enriches her work in training and clinic environments.
Ramona has a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Western Washington University, where she graduated Cum Laude in 1997. She lives in the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus and has two wonderful, supportive children.
Date: Friday, March 15, 2019
Time: 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Brio Tuscan Grille
1500 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240
Complimentary Food: Brunch