Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

LGBT Q&A Session with Marwan Haddad, MD, MPH

How do we improve care to members of the LGBT community? We improve care to members of the LGBT community by first making them feel welcome and respected. If we don’t create an environment that is accepting and affirming, LGBT … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Marwan Haddad, MD, MPH

After a recent conversation with Dr. Haddad I had the pleasure of learning about his fascinating life and the journey that led him to CHC. With much excitement in his voice, Dr. Haddad shared he was born in Lebanon but … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Matthew Huddleston, MD

Someone once told me a good physician is a good teacher and based upon my recent conversation with Dr. Huddleston, I can attest to that being true. With a calm and compassionate demeanor Dr. Huddleston spoke about his education from … Continue reading

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Celebrating Four Years of Project ECHO at CHC

Four years ago, on January 20th 2012, CHC successfully kicked-off Project ECHO HepC/HIV to increase access to primary care based Hepatitis C and HIV treatment. With this initiative, we’ve been providing lifesaving treatment to patients that otherwise may not have … Continue reading

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Maria Lorenzo receives Catherine Kennedy Award for Excellence from AIDS-CT

Today, at the AIDS CT Annual Meeting, Maria Lorenzo, a case worker for our Oasis Wellness Center, was recognized with the Catherine Kennedy Award for Staff Excellence.  This award is given for excellence in the HIV field.  Maria was recognized … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican Festival in Meriden

This Sunday, CHC participated in the Puerto Rican Festival in Meriden.  You can see pictures on our Facebook page Amy Taylor, Vice President Western Region sent the following messages to thank people who participated. I want to send a HUGE thank … Continue reading

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Introducing a Seventh AmeriCorps Member!

This week we are pleased to introduce a Seventh AmeriCorps member, Julia Sisson! She is spending her year of service based with CHC’s ‘Wherever You Are’ program. Read on to learn more:  Hi there! My name is Julia Sisson and … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: Khushbu Khatri This week, I had the chance to speak with the first ever AmeriCorps member to serve at the Weitzman Institute (WI). Some may know Khushbu Khatri from her involvement in a multitude of projects but few are fortunate … Continue reading

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Media Alert – CHC of Waterbury HIV/AIDS Open House on 5/15

Community Health Center of Waterbury to Host Open House Promoting HIV/AIDS Services HIV Tests will be performed at the facility and tours will be available WHAT:       The Community Health Center of Waterbury is excited to spread awareness about the HIV/AIDS services … Continue reading

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New Ryan White Program Outreach Coordinator Profile – Doug Janssen

Meet Doug Janssen, a new Ryan White Program Outreach Coordinator at CHC, Inc. and Oasis Wellness Center! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I obtained my BA in Sociology at UCONN, Storrs, and JD at Western … Continue reading

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