Lindsay Toman

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

LGBTQ+ studies, transgender health, gender, qualitative methods


  • M.A. in Sociology, East Tennessee State University 2014
  • B.A. in Sociology, Albion College 2010

Awards and grants

  • 2020 National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award 
  • 2020 Frank Hartung Memorial Award
  • 2019 Graduate Research Symposium Poster Presentation, First Place: “LGBTQ Medical Students: Back in School, Back in the Closet”
  • 2019 King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Program
  • 2019 Nominated for Garret T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching
  • 2018 Eugene V. Perrin Memorial Scholarship in Health and Science
  • 2018 King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Program
  • 2018 Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship
  • 2017 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
  • 2017 Allen Goodman/Janet Hankin Scholarship in Health Award


Selected publications

  • Toman, Lindsay. Forthcoming Fall 2021. “You’re going to want to freeze your eggs”: Conversations Surrounding Fertility between Medical Providers,  Parents, and Transgender Adolescents. Advances in Gender Research- Trans Studies
  • Stroumsa, Daphna, Molly B Moravek, Justine P. Wu, and Lindsay Toman. 2020. “Part Triage, Part Gatekeeping”: Qualitative Assessment of   Prescribing Gender Affirming-Hormones. Obstetrics & Gynecology 135(1): 1025
  • Toman, Lindsay. 2019. “Navigating Medical Culture and LGBTQ Identity.” The Clinical Teacher 16: 335-338