DANA DELGADO, FNP
Dana is a veteran in the Air Force. Dana is an advocate in the Lgbt community serving as Wellness Co-Chair for The Service members Partners, and Allies for Respect and Tolerance for All(SPART*A), an association of actively serving LGBT military personnel. Within SPARTA the co-chairs the Health and wellness committee, which supports the health of nearly 700 actively serving service members across the Department of Defense(DoD).
Dana serves on the steering committee for Gay, Lesbian, and straight education Network (GLSEN) of north Jersey, and is a facilitator of his own Facebook page called OutSpoken; a page that provides a “safe space” for parents of gender nonconforming children to have resources and a voice.
Dana is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA), the American Academy of HIV Medicine, and Family Equality Council.
Recent humanitarian project Operation Puerto Rico 10/12-11/3/17. Mission to provide medical care under the EMAC to the Governor Ricardo Rosselló and people of Puerto Rico.
Recent part of the “Prevention is Care, and Care is Prevention”. A CDC video about how providers can be allies to LGBTQ and non-binary people living with HIV.
When providing patient care, Dana believes in the “gold standard approach”. As a medical provider, he believes you should treat your patients as you would like to be treated. He believes it is important to provide high quality culturally and clinically competent health care not just to certain populations; but to all, regardless of a person’s socioeconomic status, ability to pay, race, gender,……”it’s a human right”.