Rapid Response on barriers to accessing health care among transgender individuals

Lori LyonsNews

Looking at a building through a chain link fence

Transgender individuals require health care that addresses their unique health concerns, including transition-related medical procedures and mental health. Poor health outcomes are disproportionately experienced by transgender individuals; these outcomes are associated with the barriers that transgender people experience when seeking …

Abigail Kroch

Lori LyonsCare, Engagement, Research Pages

Abigail Kroch

Director, Applied Epidemiology Unit

Abigail Kroch is applied epidemiologist with experience in academic, government and non-profit settings. Her work focuses on translating epidemiological data for use in program planning, policy making and to support community engagement.  At the OHTN, she …

OHTN Cohort Study – Participating Clinics

Lori LyonsOHTN


St. Joseph’s Health Care


Ottawa Hospital
University of Ottawa Health Services


Health Sciences North


Maple Leaf Medical Clinic
St. Michael’s Hospital
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto General Hospital


Windsor Regional Hospital…