Dr. Sabra L. Katz-Wise, PhD is a developmental psychologist working as a Research Scientist in Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and as an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research investigates sexual orientation and gender identity development, sexual fluidity, health disparities related to sexual orientation and gender identity in adolescents and young adults, and psychosocial functioning in families with transgender youth. She is currently working on an NIH-funded community-based longitudinal mixed-methods study to examine how the family environment affects the health and well-being of transgender youth. In addition to research, Dr. Katz-Wise is involved with advocacy efforts at Boston Children’s Hospital to improve the workplace climate and patient care for LGBTQ employees, patients, and families.
Sabra’s Contributions to My Kid Is Gay
November 2016 – Five Ways You Can Support Trans Students at School