School of Medicine

Plastic Surgery Transgender Health Program

Staff

Program Coordinator

Ariel Malan, MHA

Ariel Malan, MHA

Pronouns: She/Her

For over a decade, Ariel's passion has been working with LGBTQ+ communities through advocacy, education, research and community service. Ariel currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Utah Pride Center. She leads the Transgender Health Program's strategy development, coordinates community outreach events and assists in the development of University-wide learning programs on the topic of transgender health and gender diversity.

Email:  ariel.malan@utah.edu

Patient Coordinator

Claire Cullinane

Claire Cullinane

Pronouns: She/Her

Claire has extensive healthcare and business administration experience with special skills in fundraising, management, and customer service. She started her lifelong commitment to LGBTQ+ advocacy at an early age. Claire leads the patient navigation aspect of our program, communicating with providers on each individual patient’s gender journey, and providing community resource referrals as needed.

Email:  claire.cullinane@utah.edu

Patient Coordinator

Kathryn Nelson

Kathryn Nelson

Pronouns: They/Them

Kathryn received their bachelors degree in sociology with an emphasis on gender and sexuality from Westminster College in 2015. Their undergraduate research reveals the myriad of ways queer/trans and gender non conforming artists in Salt Lake City transcend boundaries, borders and binaries. Moderating collaborative workshops in New Orleans Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association and the Genderevolution conference in SLC, their passions center radicalizing care for LGBTQ+ folks. As a Patient Coordinator, Kathryn assists patients with navigating care and working with insurance companies ensuring coverage for patient services.

Email:  kathryn.nelson@utah.edu