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Ariel is a college health nurse practitioner known for her passionate sex health positive clinical and teaching skills. An established speaker and educator, they have given talks on multiple sexual health (and beyond) topics.

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About Ariel

Ariel (any pronouns) is a nurse practitioner currently working in college health at Tufts University Health Services. She started there in 2013 and in June 2018 was promoted to be the Sexual health specialist for the clinic. 
They received their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing in 2011. 
Prior to Tufts, they worked at the Fenway Community Health Center in their research department, the Fenway Institute. As the primary clinician providing care to study participants, Ariel performed medical procedures in multiple HIV prevention biomedical studies, including HIV PrEP studies. 
Before attending nursing school, she ran the HIV counseling, testing and family planning programs at the Sidney Borum Jr Health Center (a health center for disenfranchised and LGBTQ youth). 
They were the recipient of the American College Health Association (ACHA) 2015 Affiliate New Professionals Award for the New England area. 
Ariel's professional passions include LGBTQIA health, sexual health, and helping young adults navigate their own health advocacy. They have presented talks at national and regional conferences on HIV PrEP/PEP/sexual health, and have served as a panelist on CDC HIV prevention education programs.

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