Dr. David Malebranche, MD, MPH & The Reverend Erin K. Swenson, Th.M., Ph.D.,
Set to Present at
Someone Cares Inc. presents
2019 Health & Wellness Symposium
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Someone Cares Inc., is gearing up for the 2019 Health & Wellness Symposium on November 21-22nd, in its new conference room facility at the company headquarters in Marietta, GA. Be sure to register early for this two-day event as space is limited and on a first come first serve basis. The 2019 Health & Wellness Symposium is another event in the organization’s 23rd year celebration to “Know someone, know Someone Cares” campaign.
The Symposium will highlight various subject matters. Creating and facilitating Safe Spaces for the LGBTQ dysphoria and HIV/AIDS with emphasis on prevention, care and viral suppression. Also, the symposium will tackle mental and behavioral health, substance abuse and opioid addiction presented by Someone Cares experts in their Behavioral Health Division.
Day 1 mental health headliner will feature, The Reverend Erin K. Swenson, Th.M., Ph.D., as she shares her perspective on mental health. She was ordained as Eric Karl Swenson in 1973 by the Presbytery of Atlanta, which was then a part of the southern Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Twenty-three years later in 1996, after completing a gender transition from male to female, that ordination was upheld by the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta, PCUSA, making Erin the first known mainstream minister to transition from male to female while remaining in ordained office. Erin, continues to practice active ministry as a psychotherapist/marriage and family therapist with a specialty in gender identity, working primarily with gender identity issues. Someone Cares Inc., is the largest Transgender servicing organization in the Southeastern United States.
Day 2 HIV/AIDS headliner will feature, Dr. David Malebranche, MD, MPH. He serves as the Associate Professor of Medicine and Director, Student Employee Health Services at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Department of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Malebranche is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and expert in men’s health, student health, racial inequities in medicine, and LGBT health, as well as the prevention and treatment of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections. He is an experienced qualitative HIV behavioral prevention researcher who has completed several studies on sexual health among Black men of diverse sexualities.
Join us, as we continue to build on the unprecedented awareness on the Trans community, and be a part of the symposium’s goal to further the education and enrichment of forging ideas into solutions.
The Symposium hopes to attract a wide audience across all ethnic and social demographic lines — as we’re all one in this global arena of culturally diverse populations. Space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please call Someone Cares headquarters at 678 921 2706, visit the symposium section on www.s1catl.org website or email Doug Anthony at firstname.lastname@example.org.