HQA – HealthQueer Alliance


Co-Presidents Carson Tougas & Vincent Roth
Treasurer Cody Dalton and Michaela O’Driscoll

Welcome to the HealthQueer Alliance!

HealthQueer Alliance is an LGBTQ interest group at the University of Florida that is dedicated to education, equality and community within the health sciences.


  • To educate tomorrow’s health care providers
  • Promote equal health opportunities for all patients
  • Foster community within LGBTQ and allied students in the health sciences


Everybody! HQA is all inclusive.


HQA is a LGBTQ health interest group open to all students involved in the health sciences at University of Florida. We strive to  educate tomorrow’s providers and eliminate inequities in health care while fostering community among LGBTQ students and allies.


There are distinct gaps in health and health care concerning the LGBTQ community. HQA values community in order to support LGBTQ students, foster diversity, eliminate stigma and encourage people to be themselves.