Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton (Dr Smith); and College of Nursing, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora (Dr Reed).
Correspondence: Marlaine C. Smith, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, HS-GAHN, FAAN, 360 Seneca Lane, Boca Raton, FL 33487 ([email protected]).
The authors acknowledge the leadership and assistance of Dr Jean Kutner, Co-PI, with Dr Marlaine Smith on this award.
This study was supported in part by the National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine award no. 1R01AT01006-01A2 of the National Institutes of Health.
The first author is a white, cisfemale, first-generation college graduate and a highly-educated academic from European heritage. The second author is a cismale nurse scientist with clinical experiences caring for gender-diverse communities in acute, postacute, and ambulatory settings. The authors draw from their experiences, identities, and the literature to inform their analysis, interpretation, and conclusions reported in this article.