Kellan Baker is a Centennial Research Scholar and PhD candidate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, and a widely known and highly respected researcher and advocate on LGBTQ issues, with a focus on transgender health and well-being. His research focus is on the design and delivery of, and payment for, transgender health services. Kellan served as a Consultant to the National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine on the ground-breaking report issued last fall, Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations. Before that, Kellan was an Associate Director, then a Senior Fellow, at the Center for American Progress. He has an MPH from the George Washington University School of Public Health and an MA in International Development Studies from the GWU School of Business. He has earned a Certificate in Public Health Economics, and an Executive Certificate in Healthcare Leadership and Management at Johns Hopkins. Kellan is Co-Chair of the Equality Federation Board of Directors. He also advocates for transgender rights in Russia and other countries in Eurasia.
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