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Edge Media Names Policy Brief On PrEP For Transgender Women As One Of Top Women’s Health Stories Of 2016

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Edge Media Network has highlighted policy brief “Transgender women and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention: What we know and what we still need to know” as one of the most important women’s health stories of 2016. The brief was released last winter by the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care—a program of The Fenway Institute, AIDS United, and ARCW. In it, researchers explored the interaction between feminizing hormones used by transgender women, and the medication currently approved for use as pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention (PrEP). The brief also brought attention to the urgent need for more lifesaving research 
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Fenway Nurses Honored By Boston Globe

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We’re pleased to announce that two outstanding members of the Fenway Health nursing team have been recognized in the Boston Globe’s Salute to Nurses 2016, an annual patient and colleague-nominated list of area nurses who go above and beyond the call of duty each and every day. Danielle “Dani” Slepian, RN, ACRN, who works at the Fenway: South End location, was recognized for her compassionate bedside manner and effectiveness in managing a heavy case load. She has been a nurse at Fenway since 2005 and is an AIDS Certified Registered Nurse. Dani was nominated by Fenway patient David Cameron. “As 
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Fenway Staffers Shine In POZ Magazine’s POZ 100

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We’re thrilled to announce that Fenway Health staff members Jojo Amanfu, Jonathan Reveil, and Lawrence Vinson have been named to POZ Magazine’s 2014 POZ 100, a list of influential AIDS activists under the age of 30. This annual recognition honors those who, three decades after the start of the epidemic, are continuing the fight against HIV/AIDS. As POZ Magazine’s editors put it, “These young people could be the ones to finally put an end to AIDS.” Please allow us to introduce you to three dedicated activists who are working tirelessly to end ignorance around HIV/AIDS and connect patients with respectful 
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Plaque Dedication Honors Fenway’s Roots at 7 Haviland Street

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Fenway Health’s history was celebrated this week at a ceremony and open house at 7 Haviland Street. Approximately 50 people attended the dedication of a plaque commemorating Fenway’s time at 7 Haviland, which served as our main offices from 1991 to 2009. Attendees included current and former Fenway staff, Fenway Board members, patients, long-time supporters, and members of LGBT student groups from Berklee College of Music, which hosted the reception and now occupies the building. The event featured a number of speakers from the community, including Omar Thomas, Assistant Professor at Berklee; Chris Connors, Vice President of Human Resources for 
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