Leadership Council

Tony Dao, MD (He/Him)
OUTmed Director
Anthony Dao, MD, is an Instructor of Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine and practices Hospital Medicine. He grew up in Dayton, Ohio and completed his undergraduate and meOUTdical school education in the combined BS/MD program at the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Akron, Ohio.  After completing residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in 2019, he joined the Divisions of Hospital Medicine and General Medicine as a hospitalist and primary care clinic attending.  In January 2021, he was named an Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency, assumed leadership of OUTmed, and became the LGBTQmed advisor.  His passions are in faculty and curriculum development.  Dr. Dao also serves on the Committee on Admissions to the medical school, and serves on the Washington University St Louis LGBT Committee

Andrea Giedinghagen, MD (She/Hers)
Education Committee Chair
Dr. Giedinghagen is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry.  She completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University, and then completed her medical degree at the Washington University School of Medicine.  She stayed for her Psychiatry Residency and Child and Adolescent Fellowship. She currently serves as the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the St Louis Transgender Center at St Louis Children’s Hospital.  Her clinical interests are trauma-informed care, affirming care for LGBTQIA+ individuals, and intersectional therapy.  Her research interests are the impact of minority stress on trans and gender expansive mental health and eating disorders in LGBTQIA+ individuals.  Dr. Giedinghagen regularly presents locally, regionally, and nationally on topics related to LGBTQIA+ mental health.  She is the Chair of the Education Committee in OUTmed. 

Will Johansen, MD, (He/Him)
Community Committee Chair
Will Johansen, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine. He graduated from University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina and returned home to Charleston, West Virginia to complete his medical degree at West Virginia University School of Medicine.  He completed his pediatric residency at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, and then completed his Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Dr. Johansen moved to St Louis, Missouri in 2020 to join the Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at St Louis Children’s Hospital where his focuses are clinical skills, and resident/fellow education in pediatric hospice and palliative care.  He is the Chair of the Community Committee of OUTmed.  

Joseph Cherabie, MD, MSc (He/They)
Research Committee Chair
Dr. Joseph Cherabie is the Associate Medical Director of the St. Louis County Sexual Health Clinic and the Associate Medical Director of the St. Louis STI/HIV prevention Training Center. Dr. Cherabie specializes in sexual health care with a focus on LGBTQIA+ health, sexually transmitted infections (STI), and HIV, all within the lens of medical education. His research focuses on long term complications of STIs and HIV, STI testing,  STI and HIV prevention, and LGBTQIA+ population studies with respect to workplace discrimination, healthcare access, and mental health. He is the co-author of the Washington Manual on Medical Therapeutics Chapter on Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV. He mentors medical students, residents, and fellows through his work with OUTmed and gives lectures on LGBTQIA+ access to healthcare, LGBTQIA+ research methods, and STIs. He is also currently working on medical education curriculum on LGBTQIA+ health within the Department of Medicine.

David Leander, MD, MBA (He/Him)
Recruitment Committee Chair
David Leander MD, MBA is a second-year Internal Medicine resident and a native of St. Louis, MO. He went to college at Northwestern University and completed a triple major in Materials Science, Economics and Spanish with a minor in Global Health Studies and was captain of the varsity cheerleading team. David went on to work for Epic in Madison, WI as a Project Manager and later on as an independent consultant for 5 years.  He completed a combined MD and MBA at Dartmouth to pursue his interest in business management alongside his medical education. David is a member of the Internal Medicine Leadership Track, Housestaff Liaison Committee, and the Operational Executive Council in the Department of Medicine.  He is the Chair of the Recruitment Committee of OUTmed. David’s career interests are in general cardiology, healthcare operations, and leveraging his Epic background in clinical informatics. Outside of work, David enjoys traveling (circumnavigated 18 countries around the world in 75 days before medical school), anything cheese (always up for a good charcuterie board), and exploring restaurants around St. Louis (currently obsessed with Akar, Union Loafers, Indo and adding more to this list)!

Meghan Campbell, PhD (She/Her)
Mentorship Committee Chair
Meghan Campbell, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Neurology and Radiology. Dr. Campbell completed her PhD in Neuropsychology at Indiana University, Neuropsychology Internship at the New Mexico VA, and postdoctoral training in Neuroimaging at Washington University. She joined the faculty at WUSM in 2009 and runs a research lab investigating biomarkers of clinical progression in Parkinson disease. In addition to her active research program, Dr. Campbell is also passionate about promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at WUSM and beyond as well as mentoring the next generation of scientists and diversity advocates. Dr. Campbell is co-founder and leader of the Movement Disorders Diversity Advocates, chair of the LGBTQ+ committee in Radiology, and member of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging committee in Neurology. She is excited for her new role as the Chair of the Mentorship Committee and Director of OUTmentor and looks forward to expanding this program to all trainees at WUSM.

Jennifer Mosher, MA (She/Her)
OUTmed Program Support
Jennifer is the program coordinator for the Office of Faculty Development. She has been at Washington University since 1997. Jennifer served as the program coordinator for the Young Scientist Program from 1999-2013 before joining the Office of Faculty Development. Jennifer also serves as the program coordinator for the DOM Office of Inclusion and Diversity and the MTPCI program and Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS) in the Clinical Research Training Center.