6:30PM on Thursday, June 6, 2019
Ossining Library’s Budarz Theater: 53 Croton Ave, Ossining, NY 10562
Meet our Panelists:
Cynthia Bonsignore is Master At Arms in the US NAVY. She was acting military police in COMFLEACT Sasebo, Japan from 2011 to 2015, serving 4 years honorably. During her term serving openly as herself for three and a half years with limitations and barriers, she advocated for the personal rights of service members in armed forces. She also worked with local NAVY legal office and Local Navy Hospital System. During her service she earned right to be able to dress, live more authentically, and pursue medical treatment. Dedicated to the bettering of others and self, she now works in medical, and continually self educates on broad spectrum of topics. She hopes going forward to expand down the line into medical science and Human Rights / Advocacy.
VA Hudson Valley Montrose Clinical Ambulatory Social Worker
Jacqueline Bush is a retired Licensed Clinical Social Worker working with veterans at the VA Hudson Valley Montrose for the past 23 years specializing in Trauma Therapy. Her passion for social work began as a VISTA working as a representative of abused/neglected children in the Oakland county, in the Michigan court system. She received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Retiring from the VA Hudson Valley in 2017, Jackie resides in Ossining spending time with her family and dog Zoe.
Robbins Gottlock, MD, MBA
Director, LGBTQIA+ Health Center of Excellence
Northwell Health Physician Partners
As Vice President and Associate Medical Director of Phelps Hospital, Robbins Gottlock, MD, oversees many of the hospital’s inpatient physicians as well as the Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program, clinical trials and research, continuing medical education and clinical information technology.
Additionally, Dr. Gottlock is the Medical Director of Northwell Health Physician Partners multi-specialty group of sixty doctors with offices from Croton to Dobbs Ferry. As part of that group, he is most proud of founding the LGBTQIA+ Health Center of Excellence in Sleepy Hollow that specializes in giving competent and empathetic care to the LGBTQIA+ community.
Dr. Gottlock began his medical career in 2002 at Beth Israel Hospital (now Mount Sinai Beth Israel). During that time, he earned an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. In 2010, he briefly left the medical field to serve as a business consultant for the global Boston Consulting Group, working with pharmaceutical, and biotech companies and health systems. He returned to Beth Israel in 2012, and led its 100-physician outpatient multi-specialty medical group when it merged with Mount Sinai in 2014. He started working at Phelps Hospital in April 2017.
Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Gottlock earned his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency in Swedish Family Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. His special interests include adolescent, adult and LGBTQ health. Dr. Gottlock, his husband, and their four children live in Sleepy Hollow.