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About Equitas Health Institute

The Equitas Health Institute is the education and research arm of Equitas Health, focusing on reducing health disparities in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) community. Whether you are a medical or social service provider, higher education institute, or corporate workplace, we can tailor our trainings, assessments, and consulting to meet the needs of your team and those you serve.

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Upcoming Trainings

  • Aro Week Panel


    2/22/2021 – Do you want to learn more about the aromantic community? Are you interested in better understanding identities under the broader aromantic umbrella? Are you curious about the challenges that aro folks encounter in healthcare, educational, and/or social settings? If so, please consider joining us for a panel discussion, featuring a variety of intersectional perspectives from across the aromantic community. Hosted by Ace and Aro Alliance of Central Ohio and co-sponsored by the Equitas Health Institute, GLSEN Central Ohio, and the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition,

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  • Breast/Chest Health in the LGBTQ+ Community


    A FREE one-hour webinar for radiologic technologists, nurses, or anyone providing mammography services. Six available sessions, FEB – APR. Social work, counseling, and radiologic technologist CEs are available. You’ll learn: How cancer health disparities impact the LGBTQ+ community and their possible root causes. Best practices for providing breast/chest cancer screening to the LGBTQ+ community. Tips for providing culturally humble and structurally competent LGBTQ+ breast/chest care.   Six available sessions: FEB 3, 2021 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM FEB 18, 2021 | 6 – 7 PM MAR 2, 2021 | 9:30

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  • Rural Voices


    2/26/2021 – At Rural Voices, healthcare and social service providers develop skills and confidence for providing medical and behavioral health services to transgender and gender diverse communities and identify strategies to meet the unique healthcare needs of gender diverse communities in a rural context.

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  • Breast/Chest Health in the LGBTQ+ Community


    A FREE one-hour webinar for radiologic technologists, nurses, or anyone providing mammography services. Six available sessions, FEB – APR. Social work, counseling, and radiologic technologist CEs are available. You’ll learn: How cancer health disparities impact the LGBTQ+ community and their possible root causes. Best practices for providing breast/chest cancer screening to the LGBTQ+ community. Tips for providing culturally humble and structurally competent LGBTQ+ breast/chest care.   Six available sessions: FEB 3, 2021 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM FEB 18, 2021 | 6 – 7 PM MAR 2, 2021 | 9:30

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  • TEDxOhioStateUniversity


    Trans Rights—What’s in it for you? TEDxOhioStateUniveristy is hosting its 10th annual main event and first ever fully virtual TEDx conference, Horizons! Although 2020 posed challenges for everyone, TEDxOhioStateUniversity is looking forward and is ready to cross new horizons this spring. Registration is now open and the event will begin at 1pm on both days. Learn more about this year’s speakers, including Equitas Health Institute’s Lead Trainer Ramona Peel, and register today! Register Today Here’s what Ramona has to say about her TED talk: Trans Rights

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  • Breast/Chest Health in the LGBTQ+ Community


    A FREE one-hour webinar for radiologic technologists, nurses, or anyone providing mammography services. Six available sessions, FEB – APR. Social work, counseling, and radiologic technologist CEs are available. You’ll learn: How cancer health disparities impact the LGBTQ+ community and their possible root causes. Best practices for providing breast/chest cancer screening to the LGBTQ+ community. Tips for providing culturally humble and structurally competent LGBTQ+ breast/chest care.   Six available sessions: FEB 3, 2021 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM FEB 18, 2021 | 6 – 7 PM MAR 2, 2021 | 9:30

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  • Breast/Chest Health in the LGBTQ+ Community


    A FREE one-hour webinar for radiologic technologists, nurses, or anyone providing mammography services. Six available sessions, FEB – APR. Social work, counseling, and radiologic technologist CEs are available. You’ll learn: How cancer health disparities impact the LGBTQ+ community and their possible root causes. Best practices for providing breast/chest cancer screening to the LGBTQ+ community. Tips for providing culturally humble and structurally competent LGBTQ+ breast/chest care.   Six available sessions: FEB 3, 2021 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM FEB 18, 2021 | 6 – 7 PM MAR 2, 2021 | 9:30

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  • Breast/Chest Health in the LGBTQ+ Community


    A FREE one-hour webinar for radiologic technologists, nurses, or anyone providing mammography services. Six available sessions, FEB – APR. Social work, counseling, and radiologic technologist CEs are available. You’ll learn: How cancer health disparities impact the LGBTQ+ community and their possible root causes. Best practices for providing breast/chest cancer screening to the LGBTQ+ community. Tips for providing culturally humble and structurally competent LGBTQ+ breast/chest care.   Six available sessions: FEB 3, 2021 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM FEB 18, 2021 | 6 – 7 PM MAR 2, 2021 | 9:30

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To book a training, learn about our consulting services, or request more information, please contact us.

Phone: (614) 929-8894

Email: equitasinstitute@equitashealth.com

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What Folks Are Saying …

  • “Thank you for the education! I took this workshop because I work with adolescents who identify different from what society has said they should be. I can better serve my consumers because I understand there are differences between sexual identity and sexual orientation.”

    Social service provider

  • “I would take ANY class from Ramona Peel.”

    Broad Street Food Pantry volunteer

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  • “Thank you so much! Your presentation was so helpful! A breath of fresh air!”

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  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

    “The entire training series was phenomenal. Coming in, I was already confident in my ability to be an ally, but I still learned so, so much. I honestly believe this training should be mandatory for everyone.”

    Medical Mutual of Ohio employee


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    “I recommend staff participating in this training more than once: at new hire orientation, and then again after they have spent time on the job.”

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    “Ramona is an incredible speaker – engaging, clear, and thought-provoking. A Friday seminar is a hard slot to take, but she did an amazing job, and I would stay late every Friday to hear more of what she has to say.”

    Center for Balanced Living employee


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We have experience serving Ohio’s healthcare leaders and corporate culture innovators. Some of our satisfied clients include:

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