HEALTH PROFESSIONS SPEAKER SERIES

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY FORMAL POST-BAC PROGRAM

Marci Bowers, MD

Thursday, May 1st 2014 at 5:30-6:30pm

1600 Holloway Avenue

San Francisco, CA

Hensill Hall, RM 543

Marci Bowers, MD, Gynecology, Surgery

Dr. Marci Bowers, MD is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of Genital Reassignment Surgery and is the first transgender woman to perform transgender surgery. She is a pelvic and gynecologic surgeon with nearly 25 years experience in Women’s Healthcare and working with the Transgender community. Dr. Bowers has become an international authority on clitoral reconstruction for women who have suffered Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), one of a select few surgeons worldwide performing FGM reversal. She recently returned from Burkina Faso after completing a mission to help restore clitoral function in African FTM victims. Patients came from as far as Kenya, Senegal, and Sierra Leone to have the surgical procedure completed. Dr. Bowers was recently honored as one of the 100 most influential LGBT people on the

Guardian’s 2012 World Pride Power List, in addition to being recognized as one of Huffington Post’s 50 Transgender Icons.

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