HISTORIC INCLUSION OF LGBT PEOPLE IN FEDERAL HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 HEALTH POLICY BLUEPRINT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chris Viveiros 617.927.6342/617.721.7494 cviveiros@fenwayhealth.org December 2, 2010 HISTORIC INCLUSION OF LGBT PEOPLE IN FEDERAL HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 HEALTH POLICY BLUEPRINT The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services took an important step today as they unveiled Healthy People 2020(HP2020), the blueprint for national public health prevention and policy goals for the nextContinue reading “HISTORIC INCLUSION OF LGBT PEOPLE IN FEDERAL HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 HEALTH POLICY BLUEPRINT”

The Last Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND) meeting!

by Scout Reporting from TReND meeting, Washington DC. October 26-27th, 2010. Seeing Old Friends & Thinking About Capacity Last week I ducked out of day 2 of the National Coalition for LGBT Health meeting to zip up to NIH-land where the last ever meeting was being held for the Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND).Continue reading “The Last Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND) meeting!”

TReND Meeting Report: Health Care Reform Impacts on Disparity Populations

by Scout Reporting from Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND) Meeting, October 27, 2010 At the TReND meeting I also got to see a fascinating report on what health care reform means for disparity populations from Cara James, at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Did you know they have a whole project analyzing health care reformContinue reading “TReND Meeting Report: Health Care Reform Impacts on Disparity Populations”

Institute 2010: The Business Case and Sustainability Workshop

Guest Blogger, Lisa Houston Break Free Alliance     The Business Case and Sustainability Linking the Business Case for Chronic Disease Program and Policy Sustainability kicked off with an overview of sustainability. Definitions of sustainability differ between organizations and programs, but     generally instructors Denise Cyzman (National Association of Chronic Disease Directors) and JayContinue reading “Institute 2010: The Business Case and Sustainability Workshop”

Tobacco Industry's Newest Target: Hipsters

In a recent Media Network Web-cast with the Office of Smoking Health, Stacey Anderson and her colleagues presented on their research: Acceptable Rebellion’: Marketing Hipster Aesthetics to Sell Camel Cigarettes in the U.S. As an urban resident myself, hipsters are a trademark of my area. Ever impressed with their sense of style, I’ll see hipstersContinue reading “Tobacco Industry's Newest Target: Hipsters”

Trans March in San Fran

I along with other Native American Transgender pariticpated in the Opening Ceremonies of the Trans March.  We were invited to conduct the Opening Blessing.  It was definately an honor to assist the American Indian Bay Area Two Spirit Society to be on stage.  Once the Opening Blessing was done, the show began with various  speakers, groups,Continue reading “Trans March in San Fran”