Social Medicine is thrilled to announce that Tonia Poteat has joined the Department as an assistant professor. She will also serve as a core faculty member in the UNC Center for Health Equity Research. Tonia holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins and an MPH and MMSc from Emory, and is a practicing physician assistant.  Her research, teaching, and clinical practice have focused on HIV and LGBT health disparities, with particular attention to the health and well-being of transgender communities.