sal ryman

sal ryman, MSW, they/them

sal is a doctoral student in the Joint PhD Program in Social Work at North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina – Greensboro. They are also completing a graduate certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UNC-Greensboro. sal’s research focuses on health care for sexual and gender minorities (SGM), with their dissertation examining experiences of trans, non-binary, and gender-expansive students with on-campus health and mental health services at historically black colleges and universities. Additional research interests include health equity, anti-blackness, disabilities studies and ableism, bioethics and adolescent consent, and intersex studies. Their doctoral studies are supported in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations’ Health Research Policy Scholars program.