Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

New HIV Education Specialist Profile – Michael Lauro

Meet Michael Lauro, a new HIV Education Specialist at CHC, Inc. and Oasis Wellness Center! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I earned a B.A. from Fairfield University and a J.D. from the University of … Continue reading

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Integrated Care for Special Populations

The following is an email to CHC Staff announcing the Integrated Care  for Special Populations.  It has been edited for the blog. As you know, CHC has long been a  source of excellent care and caring for many particularly vulnerable popuations.  … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day, 2012

This morning, I received an email from Dr. Marwan Haddad that he had sent to his co-workers at CHC yesterday and that our Chief Medical Officer forwarded to me.  It captures beautifully both the importance of the battle against HIV … Continue reading

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Wesleyan Student Volunteer Efforts at CHC

     As the leaves continue to fall and the air gets increasingly crisper, college students across the country prepare for the second half of their fall semester. Inevitably, final papers and exams await these scholars in less a month’s time, … Continue reading

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National HIV Testing Day – Success in Middletown

The following is a guest post from Kasey Harding-Wheeler, Director of HIV Services at CHC about National HIV Testing Day: If you walked down the streets of Middletown yesterday a few things probably caught your eye. The red balloons and sandwich … Continue reading

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Take the test, take control

In 1995, the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) founded National HIV testing day on June 27th.  Seventeen years later, this group continues to front this observance. The main goal of this day of awareness is to encourage people … Continue reading

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate African Americans who have fought hard for freedom and equality.  It is a time to remember their successes and their struggles.  While much progress has been made, there are still important … Continue reading

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CHC Project ECHO Kickoff

Amidst all the fanfare about CHC kicking off Project ECHO® in Connecticut and the discussions about innovative use of telemedicine to improve health outcomes, it could be easy to lose focus on what truly matters, the patient. Yet CHC is … Continue reading

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Project ECHO at CHC

The following is a guest post from Dr. Marwan Haddad MD, MPH, Medical Director of HIV, HCV, and Buprenorphine Services at Community Health Center, Inc. This Friday January 20th is the launch of the very cutting edge, state of the … Continue reading

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After World AIDS Day 2011

This post is an email from Kasey Harding-Wheeler, who is our Director of HIV Service: Thank you so much to everyone who attended or helped plan World AIDS Day. It was a moving tribute to the people we have lost … Continue reading

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