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January 2015

Staffer Julian Dormitzer Elected New Chair for MA Commission on LGBTQ Youth

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, Fenway News, Youth | No Comments
At Fenway Health, our staff is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of LGBT people and community members – and that dedication doesn’t stop at our doors. We’re pleased to announce that Julian Dormitzer RN, BSN, Project Manager at The Fenway Institute, has been elected Chair of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth. Julian has been at Fenway for over three years and has recently become the project manager for the Adolescent Trials Network. The Network is focused on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention studies in patients age 12 to 26. When she first joined the Commission in 2012, she 
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Looking Forward To 2015

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Though the LGBT community has made important strides towards equality in Massachusetts and across the United States, we continue to experience health disparities and inequities in health care delivery. At Fenway Health, we work every day to make the world a healthier place and there are several important issues we will be working to address in 2015. Last year’s Massachusetts legislative session ended without passage of An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Treatment. Lipodystrophy, or fat redistribution, is a problem with the way the body produces, uses, and stores fat that can have disfiguring effects on a person’s appearance and 
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