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Program Coordinator for Gender Diversity

Josefine Parker, MDiv

Program Coordinator for Gender Diversity

Bio

As Program Coordinator for Gender Diversity, Josefine serves as a primary point of contact to support trans, nonbinary, and gender-diverse Vanderbilt University community members. She received her Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School and One CPE Unit, Level 1 from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2023. As a white, Slavic-American trans woman who is disabled with an autoimmune spectrum illness, Josefine is committed to naming and honoring intertwined physical, emotional, spiritual, and philosophic aspects of gender transition. Immersed in trans communities since 2007, she began work providing gender affirming surgery caregiving as a transition doula through the organization T4T Caregiving in 2018. From Parkville, Maryland, Josefine has lived in Middle Tennessee since 2014.

Education

BA, American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park (2011)

MDiv, Vanderbilt University (2023)

One CPE Unit, Level 1, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2023)

Contact

Email: j.parker@vanderbilt.edu

Phone: 615-343-4879