The Top 50 in Digital Health honors individuals from the digital health community for exceptional work in driving resources, bringing awareness, and pushing innovation toward better healthcare for all. These leaders are focused on advancing reproductive and maternal health equity for historically marginalized people, providing accessible and affordable gender-affirming care via telehealth, transforming stigma in the behavioral health system, and so much more.
Dr. José Bauermeister was awarded in the category of “Equity Advocates” which is reserved for leaders who are advancing context-centered approaches that address health inequities and injustices. Over the past 20 years, José has conducted extensive research on the unique health challenges faced by sexual and gender minority communities. His work focuses on synergizing systems-level interventions, community engagement, digital strategies, and clinical innovations to optimize the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ communities.