[AAPIHRG-S] “Faces of Community Health” Panel

Thanks to those who came out to our panel Thursday night April 16, 2015! We learned a lot from our amazing panelists, which includes Brigitte- Social Worker, Fay-Project Manager and Glenna-Nurse Practitioner. Our three panelists shared their wonderful experience in the community health field.

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Brigitte:

  • Currently at Lifelong Medical Care – East Oakland clinic = 9yrs
  • Worked in SF @ Swords to Plowshares – assisting homeless Veterans = 6yrs
  • Worked in Oakland  – Meals on Wheels = 3yrs

Fay:

  • Currently Project Manager at North East Medical Services (NEMS), a non-profit community health center in San Francisco North Beach/Chinatown
  • projects include hepatitis B awareness, tuberculosis screening and treatment, domestic violence screenings, provider education, provider productivity, and no show reduction and clinic access.

Glenna:

  • Currently a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at San Francisco State University, Student Health Services
  • worked in various aspects of community health (community outreach/organizer and HIV counselor)
  • was a clinician at Planned Parenthood

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Our next event is the Social Change panel on 4/22/15 from 7 to 9 PM in 104 Barrows, featuring three amazing professionals currently working in the community. I’ll be posting up their bios in the next few days so be on the lookout for that.