The Super Powers of America’s Health Centers & Caregivers!

As part of their yearlong mission to educate the importance of health centers, yearly, the second week in August is designated by the National Association of Community Health Centers as National Health Center Week. This year, the weeklong event takes place from August 13-19. Health centers are client-driven and patient-centered establishments that serve as the most cost-effective and all-inclusive means of health care options for some of America’s most underserved and underrepresented communities. To learn more about the wide range of services provided by health centers that goes beyond primary care, please visit the National Association of Community Health Centers

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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.

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Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who joins Philadelphia FIGHT as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He completed his undergraduate training in Biology and Psychology from Union College, his medical school training at Albany Medical College, his residency training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and his Chief Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center.

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