TRANSforming the Carolinas (TTC)

About TRANSforming the Carolinas

TRANSforming the Carolinas (TTC) is a research study app to respond to the health, wellness, and social needs of transgender people of color in the south. TTC provides information and resources and offers a space for trans people to connect with peers and experts on their health, wellness, and social needs.

App features include:

  • Activities: engaging activities to help you take charge of your health
  • Forum: get answers to your health questions and connect with peers
  • Resource locator: find health providers in your area, HIV test locations, and PrEP
  • Additional Resources: articles on a wide range of topics related to your health and wellbeing

The TTC app was created by Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, a public health scientist. The principal investigator for the Transforming the Carolinas research study is Dr. Tonia Poteat at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

TTC users need a code to open the app.

To learn more about the study, email [coming soon] or visit:  

Date of last revision: May 21, 2021.

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