6th Annual Symposium Speakers – 2020

Susan Stryker

Susan Stryker

Susan Stryker PhD Susan earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Oklahoma and later received her PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. Susan is an accomplished, author, filmmaker, and theorist whose work focuses on gender and human sexuality. She is Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, former director of the Institute for LGBT Studies, and founder of the Transgender Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona. She has served as a visiting professor at Harvard University, University of California, Santa Cruz, and Simon Fraser University. She is currently on leave to while holding an appointment as Visiting Professor of Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University (2019–20). She is an openly lesbian trans woman who has produced a significant body of work about transgender and queer culture.

Mark Fergeson

Mark Fergeson

Mark G. Fergeson, APRN, CNP, FNP, Mark Fergeson is the co-owner, medical director, and primary provider for Fulcrum Health & Wellness, a family owned and operated business located in South Oklahoma City. He is also co-owner of Revan Health and serves as the medical director for Revan Health and Diversity Health & Wellness. Fergeson received his Masters of Science of Nursing from the University of Cincinnati in 2013. Fergeson is currently a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner, bringing his 25 years of experience working in critical care and Emergency medicine to the primary care setting. He is passionate about hormone therapy and gained training in hormone optimization through World Link Medical, Academy of Preventive & Innovative Medicine before gaining several years of experience through personal practice. Fergeson’s multiple practices extend to a diverse patient population, including LGBTQ+ Healthcare, sexual health, family health, and autoimmune disorders, such as Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis. His decision to leave Emergency medicine and create his own innovative private practice was driven by his personal experiences, in which immediate family members required specialized treatment for autoimmune and transgender hormone therapy. At Fulcrum, Revan, & Diversity Health Clinics, we embrace a holistic, evidence-based approach to health and wellness. We are pleased to offer culturally-sensitive, safe and affordable services inclusive to all.

Jason Revel

Jason Revel

Dr. Jason Revel, Pharm. D., Jason Revel is the co-founder of Revan Rx, a LGBT+ specialty pharmacy and Revan Health, a clinic that specializes in unique care for all. Located in Oklahoma City, Revan Rx and Revan Health were founded on the basis that the LGBTQ+ community is often misunderstood by mainstream healthcare and often requires specialized care and healthcare providers that understand their needs. Revel is a 2004 graduate of the Doctor of Pharmacy Program at the University of Missouri School of Pharmacy. With a focus on HIV, compounding and Mental Health Care, he feels his education is best suited to help the members of his own community that he serves. Dr. Revel has many accomplishments throughout his career including HIV education certification, certified compounding pharmacist, certified veterinary pharmacist and veterinary medication compounding, long term care, corporate retail pharmacy management, sterile medication compounding, hospital pharmacy, and has served as a clinical pharmacist for major Pharmacy Business Management companies. Dr. Revels goal is to serve a community that he is part of and to offer specialized and private care in a setting that is inviting and comforting.

Randolph D. Hubach, PhD, MPH

Randolph D. Hubach, PhD, MPH

Dr. Randolph Hubach is Co-Director of the Sexual Health Research Lab at Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Associate Professor of Rural Health at Oklahoma State University—Center for Health Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in Health Behavior from Indiana University’s School of Public Health and MPH from California State University, Fullerton. Early in his career, Dr. Hubach’s research and practice experiences included serving as PI on a federally funded community-based sexual health intervention project, developing managed care programs for local public health and mental health jurisdictions, and serving in leadership positions in multiple community health coalitions and planning processes. As a behavioral scientist and public health researcher, he has gained a practical understanding of the challenges associated with the delivery of public health programs that are scientifically sound and responsive to the needs of diverse communities. Learn more about Dr. Hubach’s research at: https://sexualhealthresearch.org

Paulette Pitt

Paulette Pitt

Paulette Pitt, M.Ed, Ph.D., LP, LSSP, NCSP, LPC, and Certified School Psychologist has been practicing with the pediatric and adolescent population for 20 years. Currently, she works as a School Psychologist and has a private practice. Previously, she served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at University of Texas at Dallas, Master’s of Counseling Education at University of North Texas, Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis at University of North Texas, Doctoral in Psychology at Texas Woman’s University, and postdoctoral training in pediatric and adolescent neuropsychology. She completed an internship at Center for Psychological Development and postgraduate fellowship at Center for Psychological Development and Applied Psychology Group of Texoma. Dr. Pitt is WPATH trained and prefers pronouns she, her.

Colt St. Amand

Colt St. Amand

Dr. Colt St. Amand, Dr. St. Colt Amand (he/they) is a psychologist physician with over a decade of research and practice in the field of transgender health. A transgenderqueer Two Spirit man. He is WPATH Certified Provider and Global Education Initiative Mentor whose research has focused on understanding the mental health effects of hormone therapy and the experiences of parents of young transgender people. Dr. St. Amand helps to bridge the gap between the trans community and medical providers who have traditionally been cisgender.

Dr. Reagan Gill

Dr. Reagan Gill

Dr. Reagan Gill is currently Chief Resident of Psychiatry at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. In addition to teaching medical students and treating adult psychiatric patients in Tulsa, she also performs forensic evaluations on defendants in the Oklahoma Forensic Hospital. She has given multiple state and national conference presentations on a wide variety of topics. She has a special interest in the LGBTQ+ population and has chosen to participate in continued education on treating the LGBTQ+ community. She will be focusing her last year of residency on special populations, helping to formulate best practice recommendations.

Dr. Brandy Kalami

Dr. Brandy Kalami

Dr. Brandy Kalami is a senior Psychiatry resident and Chief Emeritus at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. For the past three years, she has worked with patients with severe mental illness and addiction. She has focused her last year of training on treating special populations, including the LGBTQ+, co-leading support groups and working with an interdisciplinary team to use evidence-based practices to treat the LGBTQ+ population. Starting July 2020, she will begin working as a Psychiatrist in the Veteran’s Healthcare System in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Mauree Turner B.A

Mauree Turner B.A

Mauree Turner M.A. Mauree Nivek Rajah Salima Turner - Pronouns she / they - is currently the Regional Field Director for the Campaign for Smart Justice, an ACLU campaign focusing on criminal justice reform, and its many intersections. Their life’s work is geared towards fighting for and maintaining civil rights and liberties for all. Mauree is a born and raised Queer Okie-Muslim community organizer. In elementary school, if they were missing class it was because Mauree was at an HIV/AIDS Awareness or LGBTQ+ advocacy conference with their mother. Mauree grew up in the margins of life and knows what it's like to not see yourself, but need an advocate - so they became one. Mauree grew up believing in their power and duty to change the world for the better. She has also worked with the NAACP of Oklahoma, Freedom Oklahoma, CAIR OK, and a number of community based and student lead groups. In working with these groups Mauree has been able to research the intersections of racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights, religious freedom, reproductive rights - just to name a few, and she is very grateful to be here with us today.

Kelley Blair M.S. LPC-S

Kelley Blair M.S. LPC-S

Kelley B. Blair M.S. LPC., (their pronouns are they/them/their) Earned a Master’s in Community Counseling at Oklahoma State University-Stillwater and taught at the university level for 3 years. Kelley is a licensed professional counselor and supervisor with nearly 20 years of experience working in the helping field with therapeutic and advocacy experience related directly to the Native American and LGBTQ communities in Oklahoma. Kelley is Choctaw, Cherokee and Seminole, they also identify as a transgender Two-Spirit person (gender non-conforming). Kelley is the founder of the Diversity Center of Oklahoma, a non-profit community resource center for gender diverse and 2-S-LGBTQ populations and their families including disenfranchised and marginalized people of color. Kelley has extensive experience working in the non-profit arena and serves on several Native American and LGBTQ related non-profit boards, social justice, state/civic community organizations, currently they Co-Chairing the Central Oklahoma Two-Spirt Society and sits on the International Council of Two-Spirit Societies. Kelley recently was asked to be on the International Leadership Circle for Two-Spirit Council.