Announcements

FIGHT Welcomes D. Deone Powell as General Counsel

FIGHT welcomes D. Deone Powell, Esquire to the FIGHT family as our new full-time General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Deone will be serving in a cross-functional role as a member of the leadership team and will add value by providing to senior management effective advice on company strategies and their implementation.  He will also…

Bridging the Gaps

FIGHT Partnership with Bridging the Gaps

Each summer, FIGHT works with Bridging the Gaps students representing health and social service disciplines, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, social work, public health and related fields.

Remembering Jules Buchanan

It is with heartbreaking sadness that we announce that Jules Buchanan, one of FIGHT’s Project TEACH instructors, has passed away. Jules was a ray of sunshine to so many of the staff and participants. He was and is simply irreplaceable. Jules was joy.

Paul Yabor with Group

Remembering Paul Yabor

It is with great sadness that we announce that Paul Yabor, an AIDS Activist and member of the FIGHT Community passed away. Paul was known across the Philadelphia region as a tireless champion of the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.

GILHIVG-63315_M2 PrEP Discover Study

New Clinical Research Opportunity

DISCOVER is a new clinical study to evaluate if a once-daily investigational medicine can help reduce the risk of getting HIV infection from sex (PrEP). If you are accepted, you will receive study-related exams, lab tests, and study medicine at no cost.

John Bell HEP C Dr Trooskin

C a DIFFERENCE at FIGHT!

C a Difference Team Introducing the C a Difference team led by Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, MPH, FIGHT’s Director of Viral Hepatitis Programs. The program focuses on visualizing a future free of hepatitis C. It’s a multidisciplinary approach to care, delivered by a team of passionate advocates who built this program from scratch. C a…

PrEP

PrEP is one pill swallowed once a day that can prevent HIV infection by more than 95%. Philadelphia FIGHT is committed to providing access to PrEP to all individuals, regardless of their health insurance status or ability to pay.

2017 AIDS Education Month Kickoff at the Philadelphia Convention Center

AIDS Education Month 2017 Kickoff

On Wednesday January 25th, FIGHT hosted the kick-off for AIDS Education Month 2017, attended by over 300 planning partners, community members and AEM Co-chair, Reggie Shuford from ACLU-PA and FIGHT Board Secretary Lovada Washington.

Project TEACH Turns 20

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of our Project TEACH20 program on December 9th! We want all TEACH alums to be there!

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and students.

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Karam Mounzer, MD

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

FIGHT Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center - Dr. Mario Cruz
This DECEMBER Philadelphia FIGHT will be opening a new Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive, primary care to address the physical, emotional and sexual health needs of inner-city children and youth from birth through age 24.