Arjee Restar (she/her/hers)
As Director, Arjee leads the development and implementation of the 2020 U.S. Trans Survey. Arjee’s research engagements concentrate on promoting social, structural, and behavior-based interventions to improve the health and lives of transgender communities affected by a multitude of adverse health outcomes. This work includes advocating for institutional policies and practices that dismantle systems of oppression, inequality, and inequity, as well as prioritizing trans communities of color.
Born in the Philippines, Arjee now holds an M.P.H. in Epidemiology from Columbia University and is attending Brown University for her Ph.D. in Behavioral and Social Sciences.