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December 2015

Fenway Dentist Honored By Massachusetts Dental Society

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We are pleased to announce that Meredith Bailey, DMD, a Fenway dentist, has been selected to receive the Massachusetts Dental Society New Dentist Committee’s 2016 Ten Under 10: Highlighting Our Profession award. This award recognizes the diversity of new dentists in the Commonwealth, and honors those making significant contributions to the community and the dental profession. Meredith Bailey, DMD According to the Massachusetts Dental Society, the award was created “in an effort to highlight the changing demographics and the impact that new dentists are having on practice settings. To qualify for the honor, dentists must have graduated from dental school 
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Vacation Study Examines Efficacy of Short-Term PrEP Use

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As the weather grows colder, many people are starting to plan their 2016 vacations. Among the TSA screenings and hotel ratings, there is one rarely discussed aspect of travel planning and safety: sexual health. Research has shown that many men who have sex with men (MSM) have periods of elevated HIV risk that often coincide with times away from home or vacations. The often casual and spontaneous nature of sexual encounters while traveling can result in unprotected sex and, in doing so, raise one’s risk of HIV infection. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill to prevent HIV infection, is a 
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Spotlight On Upcoming Transgender Health Events

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Fenway Health’s Transgender Health Program is excited to announce the first scheduled events on its 2016 community programming calendar. Our Transgender Health team is dedicated to providing access to high-quality, informed care for trans women, trans men, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, non-binary individuals, affirmed men and women, people with trans histories, and anyone with health needs unique to their diverse gender expressions and identities. These regular workshops, seminars, and forums are a part of that commitment to the health of our transgender community. Please note that all Transgender Health events take place on the 9th floor of our 1340 Boylston Street 
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Celebrating a Successful 2015

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As 2015 draws to an unseasonably warm close, we celebrate the end of another busy year at Fenway Health. The hard work and dedication of our staff and supporters has allowed us to make some truly historic accomplishments over the past 12 months. November’s release of the Our Health Matters study brought desperately needed attention to the health and wellness disparities experienced by LGBT youth of color – and helped set a course to end inequality in care for some of our most disenfranchised community members. The LGBT Aging Project continued to be a leader in advocating for LGBT senior 
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Family Medicine Coming to Fenway in January 2016

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Fenway Health is proud to announce the upcoming expansion of Family Medicine services, starting in January 2016. This new program, focused on providing long-term care for the entire family, will expand our primary care options to include care of children, so that we may better serve our patients regardless of age or health status. Under the leadership of Family Doctor Karen Kelly, MD, this new service will initially begin at our 1340 Boylston Street location, with plans to expand to other sites later in 2016. Welcoming children for the first time ever, Fenway’s Family providers and staff are specially trained 
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