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Transgender health and puberty suppression

Dr Rona Carroll will discuss the physical aspects of managing the transgender patient - Taha tinana. In this first of two episodes, we discuss transgender physical health and discuss management up to puberty suppression.


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Rona Carroll

General Practitioner

Dr Rona Carroll is a specialist GP working in a student health service and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice at the University of Otago, Wellington. She has a special interest in transgender healthcare and is a member of the Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa (PATHA) education committee. Rona provides gender-affirming hormone therapy to trans and non-binary patients and is interested in educating medical students and health practitioners in this area.

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