Duke Ob/Gyn and the Duke Fertility Center supported the Queer Family Planning Health Fair on Saturday, June 3. Panelists from the DFC were invited to speak on the topic "What It Looks Like to be a LGBTQIA+ Fertility Patient." Breanna Beard, PhD, clinical associate and postdoctoral fellow, and Melony Thorpe-Congleton, DFC service access manager, were on the panel.
The attendees from Duke Ob/Gyn also included Erin White, health center administrator for the DFC; Julia Woodward, PhD, director of the DFC Psychological Services Program and co-director of Third Party Reproduction; Sir’Tauria Hilliard, Duke Ob/Gyn's community engagement and health equity specialist; and faculty Clayton Alfonso, MD; and Beverly Gray, MD.
Sponsors and donors for the event were Breastfeed Durham’s LGBTQ+ Committee, Aya Birth & Community Wellness, Emerald Doulas, Golden Girlz Soul Sanctuary, Grow in Durham, LGBTQ Center of Durham, Rainbow Collective for Change, and Family Care PA,