These resources are designed to supplement the work of Maryland’s infectious disease and primary care workforce.
Maryland Engagement in HIV Care
This live infographic uses Maryland surveillance data for current residents to describe the number and percentage of persons living with diagnosed HIV who belong to select stages of the HIV continuum.
Obiageli “Oby” Duru-Anoumatacky came to the United States from Nigeria 20 years ago, and since then, she has been dedicated to bettering the lives of others through public health work in HIV care.
Testing and Services Locator from HIV.gov
Provider Perspective: Earl Jack Matthews
Earl “Jack” Matthews, a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and Peer Supervisor at the Howard County Health Department, uses his experiences to reduce harm, support his clients and advocate on their behalf.
Provider Perspective: Kyle Bukowski
Kyle Bukowski, MD, FACOG currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Planned Parenthood of Maryland. He has dedicated his entire career to delivering sexual and reproductive healthcare.
Project LEAP Community Advisory Board
Are you interested in becoming a Community Advisory Board (CAB) Member? The Project LEAP CAB is intended to represent consumers in Prince Georges County, Montgomery County, and Baltimore City impacted by Substance Use Disorders, Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV including but not limited to consumers who represent diverse ages, gender identities, races/ethnicities, sexual orientations, or Status Neutral infected or affected individuals.
Provider Perspective: Anika Alvanzo
An internal medicine-trained addiction medicine physician, Anika Alvanzo aims to improve the quality of treatment for individuals with substance use disorder and decrease the stigma associated with the condition. Working to improve the overall health and quality of life for these individuals, Alvanzo’s work is an invaluable contribution towards efforts to build a healthier Maryland.
Funding Opportunity for the Reducing Overdose Through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program
NACCHO, with support from the CDC, is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for the Reducing Overdose through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program. This funding opportunity pairs mentor LHDs with experience in overdose prevention with mentee LHDs aiming to strengthen their jurisdiction’s capacity.
Washington, D.C. Regional Planning Commission on Health and HIV (COHAH) Membership Application
Any interested person living or working in the Washington EMA may apply for membership on the Washington, D.C. Regional Planning Commission on Health and HIV (COHAH). COHAH will invigorate planning for HIV prevention and care programs that will demonstrate effectiveness, innovation, accountability, and responsiveness to our community.
Provider Perspective: Nelly Velazquez
Nelly Velazquez spent the last nine years of her career in Public Health as a Health Educator, working most prominently to teach about disease prevention in Baltimore City. Velazquez is motivated most by her commitment to improving health outcomes in underserved communities, and her work has been vital to keeping the state of Maryland alive.
Five Ways Health Centers Can Promote Health Care Access for Survivors of Domestic Violence
This 2-page PDF summarizes the key actions to promote health center enrollment for survivors of domestic violence, and how health centers may partner with community-based programs, such as DV advocacy programs.