What’s going on at APM? As usual, we’re busy. Here’s our place to tell you
some of the stuff that’s happening currently as we fight hard against HIV.
postings, hellos, goodbyes
Congrats: President of the Board of AIDS Partnership Michigan (APM), has announced the appointment of William D. VanHemert to the position of Chief Executive Officer effective March 4, 2013.
Welcome: APM would like to "welcome back" Chris Sutton to the APM staff. Chris was on staff prior to his "call to duty" military service. He is now back in his role as a Social Networking Strategy Recruitment Specialist with our TARGET Prevention program.
Welcome: APM welcomes Kenny R. and Kelly G. to our Medical Case Management team. Go forth and do great work!
Welcome: Behavioral Health and Re Entry Interns, Jill, Craig, Sarah, and Annie.
Craig Laurie is a graduate intern from the University of Michigan School of Social Work where he is a Community Based Initiatives Scholar. He is a student of and firm believer in community-driven approaches to development, research, and mental health.
Annie Kondrot is a Master of Social Work intern from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She grew up in western Pennsylvania and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from American University in Washington, DC.
Sarah Moore is a graduate student who is currently attending Wayne State University, and will graduate with her Masters in Social Work (M.S.W.) in May. She received her Bachelors in social work from Wayne State as well. Sarah enjoys working in the city of Detroit and her role as an intern therapist at APM. She is also interested in advocacy work regarding sexual health education and awareness.
funding, press, etc.
Mens Testing Initiative (MTI). A CDC funded program targeting men who have sex with men but are unaware of being HIV infected. Men found to be HIV positive but not receiving medical care are linked to HIV specialists and are assisted in addressing other needs by peer navigators.
Metro Health Foundation: APM wishes to say "Thank You" to Metro Heath Foundation for a $16,000 grant award for the 2012/2013 fiscal year. The awards will support, enhance, and promote social networking of APM's Prevention, HIV Counseling & Testing, & Care Services for the Metro-Detroit's African American YMSM community.
Starbucks Partners (employees): APM is now part of Starbucks Community Service - Partner Match program. If your a Starbucks Partner, ask your store manager for information. While your on our website, Checkout the Volunteer section, sign-up, or ask for more information. Your time turns into $$$ support ... Thank You.