Dallas now serves as the founding Chief Executive Officer of Transhealth Northampton. In this role, Dallas brings experience constructing clinical, research, and education services in community-based, gender-affirming, healthcare systems.
Prior to assuming the CEO position, Dallas served as the Clinical Lead for Mental Health Services at the Massachusetts General Hospital Transgender Health Program where she worked with an interdisciplinary team to provide novel gender-affirming care.
Dallas is on faculty at Northeastern University, the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the University of Virginia School of Nursing, and the MGH Institute for Health Professions. She has advised international research groups on best practices and has carried out community-based participatory action research programs dedicated to empowering gender-diverse voices in a community setting.
Her primary areas of interest include LGBTQ+ policy, ethics, trauma, and resilience. Dallas believes most, if not all research with human participants should harness the power of the Community Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR) model.
Dallas has also taught courses in health policy, ethics, psychology, psychiatry, history, and biology. She has a great passion for the outdoors and loves to play the mandolin.