Johanna Olson

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Johanna Olson-Kennedy
Alma mater Chicago Medical School, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Occupation Physician, transgender and nonconforming youth

Johanna Lynn Olson-Kennedy, MD is an American physician who specializes in the care of transgender youth, non-conforming youth, gender variant children, and youth with HIV and chronic pain.[1] She is board-certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine and is the medical director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She has provided medical care for more than 400 patients, ages 4 through 25.

Media coverage[edit]

Olson has been featured in mainstream media educating audiences on the medical needs of transgender children and adolescents.[1] Dr. Olson is considered to be a national expert and leading figure in the care of transgender youth.[1] Highlights of media coverage of Olson include:

Selected publications[edit]


  1. ^ a b c The Seattle Lesbian (February 26, 2011). "Physician Johanna Olson Joins Board of TransYouth Family Allies". 

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