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New Provider Spotlight: Helena Turner, Nurse Practitioner

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Helena Turner, Nurse Practitioner Joined Fenway in August, 2016 Education: Yale School of Nursing, Master’s in Nursing; Bates College, Bachelor’s in Neuroscience. What inspired you to become a Nurse Practitioner? I majored in neuroscience as an undergraduate and loved the pace of the science, but didn’t really like being in a lab and working with rodents. After college I worked at an outdoor educational center for a couple of years, and found that it was extraordinarily difficult to find primary care services where I was living and working. I thought that becoming a NP would allow me to merge my 
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Celebrating Henia Handler, Longtime Fenway Health Director of Government Relations

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Closing out an extraordinary career of public service spanning decades, Henia Handler, Fenway Health Director of Government Relations, is retiring. Few people have had more of an impact on Fenway and the communities we care for than Henia. Her commitment to our community, our neighborhood, our staff and our patients is unparalleled. A lifelong activist and advocate for public health, Henia joined Fenway Community Health Center back in January, 1990 after finishing a second round of graduate work at Brandeis. Charged with building Fenway’s community outreach programs, she quickly understood that “building” Fenway’s programs was highly dependent on the opportunities 
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Harbor to the Bay 2016 Raised More Than $283K For Fenway Health

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Harbor to the Bay (H2B) President and Club Cafe owner James Morgrage visited Fenway Health this week to present a check for this year’s H2B funds raised from this year’s ride. Team Fenway and Team YLC raised over $283,000 for September’s 14th Annual H2B Ride, which was the second most financially successful H2B ride ever! All the funds raised by Team Fenway and Team YLC will go towards supporting the lifesaving programs and services of Fenway Health. We’d like to offer a heartfelt thank you to everyone who biked, crewed, and donated this year. Their dedication to the cause of 
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Community Leaders Share Resources, Challenges at First Fenway Queer Women’s Health Roundtable

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On Monday, December 5, Fenway Health’s Women’s Health team facilitated its first Queer Women’s Health Roundtable, an evening of open discussion of the issues that affect the health and wellbeing of queer, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women and non-binary people assigned female at birth. Tanekwah Hinds, Women’s Health Program Coordinator, organized the roundtable to uplift and center the voices of community members speaking on behalf of the diverse populations that the Women’s Health Team serves. The representatives from each organization present were leaders who self-identified as cisgender women, transgender women, or non-binary individuals. “We wanted to provide a space for 
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New Provider Spotlight: Hubert Roberts III, Primary Care Physician

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Hubert Roberts, III, Primary Care Physician Joined Fenway in November, 2016 Education: Bachelor’s in Biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Doctor of Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine. Residency: General Internal Medicine, Primary Track at Rhode Island Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. What inspired you to become a Primary Care Physician? I know it sounds cliche, but I wanted to help people. Primary care in particular gives me a unique opportunity to help people by treating a very wide range of medical problems. In primary care, there are also opportunities to help prevent a wide range of 
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