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Rona Carroll

General Practitioner

Dr Rona Carroll (she/her) is a GP with a special interest in transgender healthcare and a senior lecturer at the University of Otago.

Rona has been working in youth health for over 10 years, and currently works in a gender-affirming healthcare team within a student health service, with a focus on initiating gender affirming hormone therapy using an informed consent model.

In her academic work Rona teaches medical students, leads research projects relating to gender affirming primary health care, and has led the writing of the Primary Care Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy Initiation Guidelines ( Rona is also an executive member of the Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa (PATHA).