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Taylor Carlsen (He/him)

director of marketing

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Taylor is a third-year medical student at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is originally from Utah and is now living for the hustle and bustle of the east coast. His interest is in plastic and reconstructive surgery and he ultimately wants to provide gender affirmation surgeries to the LGBTQ+ community. He attended graduate school at Rutgers and attained a Master in Biomedical Sciences degree prior to attending medical school. His hobbies include traveling the world, cooking (he even was a guest chef for two episodes on a local cooking show), and belting out Celine Dion in the shower.

For sponsorship and media inquiries please contact Taylor at marketing@medpride.org .



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Demetri Tsiolkas (he/him)

Social Media Coordinator

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Demetri is a third-year medical student at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Carolinas campus. He is from Winston-Salem, NC and as a gay man born and raised in the southeastern United States, Demetri is passionate about increasing awareness for LGBTQ+ individuals and providing care to this under-served community. This includes providing health screenings and services for community members, educating medical students and professionals about unique health disparities and discrimination faced by this community. He encourages medical personnel to become LGBTQ+ advocates and to help foster a welcoming environment in medical establishments for community members who have previously felt ostracized from medical practices and the establishment at large.

For social media inquiries and partnerships please contact Demetri at demetri.tsiolkas@medpride.org.