Advisory Board

The Center for Sexual and Gender Minority Health at UCSF is supported by activities of all of our affiliates and affiliated organizations. The Advisory Board provides support for Center operations and communications. 

John Davis, PhD, MD
Professor of Medicine,
Associate Dean for Curriculum

School of Medicine

Diane Ehrensaft, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Gwen Essex, MS, EdD
Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Science

Amber Fitzsimmons, PT, MS, DPTSc
Associate Professor, Chair
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Susan Forstat
Health Care Facilitator, Manager
UCSF Health

Orlando Harris, PhD, FNP, MPH
Assistant Professor
Community Health Systems

James Harrison, PhD
Assistant Professor
Hospital Medicine


Patty Robertson, MD
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Nicole Rosendale, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology

Parya Saberi, PharmD
Associate Professor
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies

Gabe Sarah, MD 
Associate Clinical Professor, Associate Residency Program Director
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care

Lori Thoemmes, LMFT
Alliance Health Project