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Dr. Jennifer Potter Named Professor at Harvard Medical School

By | Fenway News, The Fenway Institute, Uncategorized, Women's Health | No Comments
Jennifer Potter, MD, LGBT Population Health Program Director and Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute, has been named a Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS). An announcement from the HMS LGBTQ and Allies group cited the appointment as recognition of Dr. Potter’s “hard work in LGBT health research and education.” Dr. Jennifer Potter has been named a Professor at Harvard Medical School. “The most exciting development during my career is seeing LGBT Health become an internationally recognized and growing field. How exciting to get to be a part of that,” said Dr. Potter. Before being appointed Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute, 
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International AIDS Conference 2017: We’ll see you in Paris

By | Fenway News, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, The Fenway Institute | No Comments
How can awareness of the efficacy of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) be raised among gay men, who remain most vulnerable to HIV infection in the United States? What impact is mass incarceration in the U.S. having on the incidences of HIV? How does HIV look in the U.S. Southern and Northeast regions? Fenway-affiliated researchers and scientists have been studying these questions and four will travel to Paris for the International AIDS Conference being held July 23-26 to share what they are learning. They will be led by Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D., Medical Research Director and Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute, who 
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Sally Deane, MPH, Named New VP Of Government Relations at Fenway Health

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Fenway Health is excited to announce that Sally Deane, MPH, is our new Vice President, Government Relations, joining us on July 17, 2017. Sally is stepping into a critically important role, as she will develop and manage strategies to build our presence at the city, state and federal level, while advocating for issues that impact Fenway, our patients, and the communities we care for. Sally brings with her years of firsthand experience and knowledge of the health care industry and the unique needs of community health centers like Fenway.  Most recently, Sally was Chief Executive Officer of Outer Cape Health 
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Meet Our Newest YLC Co-Chairs

By | Community, Fenway Health Newsroom, Young Leaders Council, Youth | No Comments
The Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health (YLC) is an extraordinary group of emerging local leaders. These dedicated 20 and 30-somethings are on a mission to make a difference for their LGBTQ community by supporting the work of Fenway Health. The YLC also hosts diverse, community-focused events that encourage philanthropy and volunteerism. A group this special needs truly exceptional leadership, and we’re so fortunate to have two amazing new YLC Co-Chairs: Please allow us to introduce you to Katelyn Dolan and Kaden Stearns! Katelyn Dolan Katelyn’s relationship with Fenway Health began when she moved to Boston in 2010 to pursue 
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To Address Rising Hate Crimes, “You Deserve” Campaign Elevates Awareness of Critical Services

By | Behavioral Health, Fenway News, LGBT Health | No Comments
Across the nation, reports of bias-motivated threats and assaults are rising, and Massachusetts is no exception. A hotline set up by the Attorney General’s office for residents to call-in bias-motivated threats, harassment, or violence received nearly 2,000 calls in just the first two months of 2016. In response, Fenway Health’s Violence Recovery Program (VRP) has launched a public awareness campaign called “You Deserve.” The campaign is aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) victims of bias-motivated harassment and assault, as well as sexual and domestic violence, and is designed to raise awareness of VRP’s free recovery services. Earlier 
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