Alex S. Keuroghlian (he/they) is the Director of Education and Training Programs at The Fenway Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS). They are principal investigator of the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center, a HRSA-funded cooperative agreement to improve health care for LGBTQIA+ people at health centers. Dr. Keuroghlian is concurrently principal investigator of the Innovative Intervention Strategies Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance, also funded by HRSA, to implement emerging strategies nationally for people with HIV in four priority areas: substance use disorders, LGBTQIA+ youth, incarceration and telehealth. They were previously principal investigator of the HRSA-funded Evidence-Informed Interventions Coordinator Center for Technical Assistance, which implemented effective and culturally tailored interventions nationally for people with HIV in four focus areas: transgender women, Black men who have sex with men, behavioral health integration into primary medical care, and identifying and addressing trauma.
Dr. Kevin Ard (he/him) earned his MD from Washington University in Saint Louis and his MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed the Doris and Howard Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well as the fellowship in infectious diseases at Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals.
Jack Bruno (he/him) is the Operations Coordinator for the Division of Education and Training at the Fenway Institute. In this role, Jack coordinates travel, manages vendor payment and communication and supports the staff in scheduling. Prior to joining the Fenway Institute, Jack worked as a Special Programs Administrative Assistant in a small charter school in Cambridge. There they supported a team of educators in providing equitable access to educational progress for all students. They graduated from Tufts University with a degree in American Studies.
Mason J. Dunn, JD (he/they) is the Deputy Director of Education and Training Programs and the Fenway Institute. Mason is an attorney, and brings their legal and advocacy experience to the Institute. They have worked in the LGBTQ+ equality movement for over 15 years across the country. Prior to joining Fenway, Mason was Executive Director of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition where they successfully advocated for the advancement of nonbinary gender markers on Massachusetts state ID's, participated in coalition to address restrictions in healthcare and gender marker changes on Massachusetts birth certificates, and worked to build the coalition which passed state-wide nondiscrimination protections in public accommodations for transgender and nonbinary people. In 2018, Mason co-chaired the historic 2018 Yes on 3 campaign, which successfully defended the Massachusetts' trans-inclusive public accommodation nondiscrimination law, in the nation's first ever state-wide vote on transgender rights. Mason has also worked in state and local advocacy with GLSEN, Keshet, and many state-based equality organizations across the country.
Sarah Mitnick (she/her) is the Director of Program Operations for the Division of Education and Training at The Fenway Institute. In her role she runs the day-to-day operations of the division including staff supervision, project oversight, budget management and operational support. Prior to coming to Fenway, Sarah worked in non-profit advocacy. She has over 10 years of experience supervising staff, managing projects and budgets, fundraising, grant-seeking and providing administrative support. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Environmental Science from Colorado College.
Virginia Vedilago (she/her) is the Program Manager for the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center. In her current role, she is responsible for the Education Center programming including the management of learning initiatives such as distance learning and webinars, as well as the coordination of publications, and training materials for development and dissemination. Virginia holds a Master’s in International Development from the University Carlos III in Madrid and has worked in Public Health over much of the last 10 years, managing grant funded community-based projects related to access and equity in health care. Virginia worked previously as the Project Manager for PATH (Plan and Act for Transgender Health), a regional assessment of the health care and social service needs of transgender and gender diverse people in Western New England, and Pioneer Valley TransECHO, a regional online training program for health care organizations to improve health outcomes and best meet the needs of their transgender and gender-diverse patients.