Dr. Itai Jeffries

Program Manager

“Indigiqueer Elders and young people and their willingness to share their stories, live boldly, and their bravery navigating a healthcare system not built with us in mind, inspires me to do the work I do.”

Itai Jeffries, PhD, is a Yèsah Two Spirit educator, qualitative researcher, and equity consultant. They lead the Paths (Re)Membered Project as the Program Manager of the 2SLGBTQ+ Program at NPAIHB and are a partner of biwa|Emergent Equity, Inc., a racial equity and organizational development firm based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Itai has worked and contracted across a large variety of roles including serving their people on the Occaneechi Health Circle, and with institutions such as Centers for Disease Control, National Association for Chronic Disease Directors, the American Public Health Association, the Seattle Indian Health Board, and with several community-based organizations.

Trans and Gender Affirming Care ECHO Program

Itai is the Program Manager for the Trans and Gender Affirming Care ECHO Program, which is designed to coach providers in giving appropriate, high-quality care to gender-diverse patients.

Interested in receiving free treatment recommendations or technical assistance from one of our experts? Contact us at echo@npaihb.org.

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