Mr. Tobias Gurl
AmeriCorps VISTA Care & Prevention Support Specialist


Tobias Gurl is a trans man who's currently serving as the AmeriCorps VISTA Care & Prevention Support Specialist at the Iowa Department of Public Health. As part of his job he works to improve the health of transgender people, especially around sex and substance use. He began his public health career through an internship with the ACLU of Wisconsin, and has remained dedicated to advocating on behalf of marginalized communities ever since. Tobias’s educational background includes a B.A. in Health and Society and a minor in Political Science from Beloit College. He also independently lectures on transgender health and history, and practices his artwork in his spare time.