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Luciano Sagastume

Clinical Research Coordinator

luciano.sagastume@ucsf.edu

Luciano Sagastume is the Clinical Research Coordinator for the TRIUMPH Project, a community-led PrEP demonstration project at the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health at UCSF. Before his work at UCSF, Lu worked as a graduate student research assistant for Project AFFIRM at San Francisco State University, a study about transgender identity development, resilience, and health. He is a recent graduate of the Mind, Brain Behavior Program at SFSU, and received his Master's degree in 2017. He is an advocate for Transgender rights in San Francisco, with specific interests in reducing health disparities for trans individuals, creating affordable housing, and increasing the public visibility of trans people of color in the LGBT community. His research interests include masculinity, gender, transgender identity formation and health, and self-categorization.