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Care Technician by Day, HIV/AIDS Fighter by Night

Despite early concerns that PrEP would encourage promiscuity and lessen condom use, promoting it has become a key part of a city and state program to “End the Epidemic” of HIV/AIDS, and is the centerpiece of the city’s “Play Sure” campaign. From a high of 15,000 new cases a year in the 1990s, New York State saw more than 3,000 cases of HIV diagnosed in 2013. This Crain’s New York article highlights the work that the Ryan Network has been doing in bars and clubs to educate patrons about pre-exposure prophylaxis.

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Holidays Come Early For Kids At UWS Community Health Center.

NEW YORK (CBS NewYork) — The holidays arrived early this year for hundreds of kids in New York City when Santa made some special deliveries at a community health center on the Upper West Side.

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Doctor’s embrace, knowledge of PrEP seen as obstacle to uptake.

Suggesting that medical providers may be an obstacle to the wider use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), panelists at a town hall noted that there is reluctance on the part of some doctors to prescribe the HIV prevention drug regimen.

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Stigma around PrEP takes on several forms

Various forms of stigma and a lack of education about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) may be keeping people at risk for HIV.

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William F. Ryan Community Health Network CEO featured in Crain’s New York Business

While grabbing a bite at The Comfort Diner in Midtown East, Brian McIndoe gets interviewed about Ryan, Healthcare and his career.

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UWS toy drive delivers early Christmas presents to 1,800 pediatric patients

Christmas arrived a little early for more than 1,800 kids in Manhattan. Santa Claus made a visit to a few Ryan centers.

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Ryan Network Names Yonkers’ Swartz Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jonathan A. Swartz, of Yonkers, has been appointed chief medical officer of the William F. Ryan Community Health Network, also known as the Ryan Network. Swartz most recently served as regional medical director of Montefiore Medical Group and has been affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center since 2000.

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William F. Ryan Community Health Network Names Brian McIndoe President & CEO

Healthcare administration veteran Brian McIndoe has been appointed President and CEO of the William F. Ryan Community Health Network. McIndoe served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Ryan Network for the past six years.

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William Murphy Appointed by Governor Cuomo to ‘End AIDS’ Task Force Executive Director, Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center Tapped for ‘End AIDS Epidemic’ Team

(New York, NY – October 2014) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has appointed New Yorker William Murphy a member of the “Ending the AIDS Epidemic Task Force” that will work to implement a plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State.

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State Moving on its PrEP Drive

(New York – August 21, 2014) The Cuomo administration is moving ahead quickly to reduce new HIV infections.

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