Deanna Clatworthy

Deanna Clatworthy

Deanna Clatworthy

Conestoga College

Practical Nursing, 2012

Clinic Coordinator and Nurse, HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health (ARCH)

As the clinic coordinator and nurse at Guelph’s ARCH Clinic, Deanna Clatworthy is a pioneer in HIV/AIDS and transgender health care. She developed and leads ARCH’s transgender clinic, providing care for patients who have nowhere else to turn. Under her strategic and creative leadership, ARCH has grown 172 per cent since 2012, supporting 750 HIV/AIDS and transgender patients on a 120-patient budget. Clatworthy is building capacity by brokering partnerships with local health teams and teaching health-care providers how to safely deliver specialized care. She is a passionate public speaker and member of the Registered Practical Nursing Association of Ontario board of directors.