Faculty

Course Directors

Faya El Rayess, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Clinical)
Associate Residency Director—Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Hospital | Pawtucket, RI
Alexis E. Drutchas, MD*
Brown University Family Medicine Resident, PGY3
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Chief Resident of Maternal Child Health
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island | Pawtucket, RI

Faculty and Planning Committee*

Timothy P. Cavanaugh, MD
Medical Director, Transgender Health Program
Fenway Health | Boston, MA
Joshua C. Chao, JD*
MD Candidate 2017
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Marcy Feibelman, ND*
Leaves of Change Natural Medicine | Pawtucket, RI
Anna B. Fillip, MD*
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Clinical)
Assistant Residency Director—Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Hospital | Pawtucket, RI
Michelle M. Forcier, MD, MPH*
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical)
Warren Alpert Medical School
Rhode Island Hospital & Hasbro Children’s Hospital | Providence, RI
Julia Harvey, BA*
Program Coordinator
Rhode Island Public Health Institute | Providence, RI
Ruben Hopwood, MDiv, PhD
Coordinator, Transgender Health Program
Fenway Health | Boston, MA
Michele D. Paliotta, LICSW*
Private Clinical Social Work Practice | Providence, RI
Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
State of Rhode Island | Providence, RI
Aaron M. Schapiro, BS*
MD Candidate 2018
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Julie Thompson, PA-C
Transgender Health Program | Fenway Health | Boston, MA
Sara E. Watson, MD*
Brown University Family Medicine Resident, PGY3
Warren Alpert Medical School | Providence, RI
Jaye Watts, LCSW*
Wraparound Coach/Supervisor
Ocean State Network for Children & Families | Providence, RI