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Remembering Dr. Judy Bradford

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It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dr. Judy Bradford passed away this weekend after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  As Co-Chair of The Fenway Institute from its inception in 2001, Judy played a key role in building a framework for LGBT-focused research and teaching. She was the first research scientist to head a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded population studies center focused on sexual and gender minority health, and the first to receive NIH funding to support a summer institute to train the next generation of LGBT health researchers, held right here 
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Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health Alumni Reunite at APHA Conference

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At last month’s American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, a number of alumni from Fenway’s Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health reunited to celebrate the Institute’s accomplishments and foster new collaborations in the realm of LGBT public health. A program of the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health, the Summer Institute is a unique opportunity for graduate students and early career scholars to receive training in interdisciplinary theory and methods for conducting population research on sexual and gender minority health. Sponsored by The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health and the Institute for Urban Health Research at Northeastern 
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The Fenway Institute, Harlem United Launch Online LGBT, HIV, and Health Equity Voting Resource for Voters

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With less than a month left before Election Day, Harlem United and Fenway Health have launched a campaign to educate voters about where the presidential candidates and the political parties stand on six key health equity issues: LGBT equality; HIV/AIDS; healthcare ; substance use; mental health; and housing. Past and current positions on health equity issues were compiled from official campaign statements, party platforms, interviews and articles, and records as public servants or public figures. The campaign consists of social media, a website, and an in-depth report on the candidates and party platforms. “There are some striking―and surprising―differences among the 
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Judy Bradford, Ph.D., Named to National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities

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Judith Bradford, Ph.D., director of the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health and co-chair of The Fenway Institute, has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The council is the principal advisory board to the National Institute of Health’s Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The council advises the secretary of Health and Human Services and the directors of NIH and NIMHD on matters related to minority health and health disparities. Members of the council are drawn from the scientific, medical, and lay communities, so they offer diverse perspectives on minority health 
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The Fenway Institute Among 2015 GLMA Achievement Award Recipients

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Each year, GLMA honors exemplary individuals and/or organizations for their significant contributions to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals or people living with HIV/AIDS, improving the climate for the LGBT health workforce or contributing to gains made by the LGBT civil rights movement. GLMA honors these individuals and/or organizations with the GLMA LGBT Health Achievement Award, which is presented at the GLMA Achievement Awards Gala. The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health is among this year’s GLMA Achievement Award honorees. The Fenway Institute works to make life healthier for those who are traditionally underserved: 
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