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Dr. Abigail Batchelder Named Recipient Of MGH’s Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award

By February 19, 2021 March 4th, 2021 Fenway Health Newsroom, The Fenway Institute

Abigail Batchelder, PHD, MPH

We are excited to announce that Abigail Batchelder, PHD, MPH, Fenway Institute Affiliated Investigator has been named as a recipient of Massachusetts General Hospital’s 2021 Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award.

The Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award is awarded to promising junior faculty women to increase their opportunities to advance to senior positions in academic medicine. This award is supported by the Executive Committee on Research and the Office for Women’s Careers, at Massachusetts General Hospital. These are two year awards for $50,000 per year in direct costs.

“I am grateful and honored to join the impressive past recipients of this award,” said Dr. Batchelder.

Dr. Batchelder is also a Clinical Psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. Her areas of expertise include understanding and reducing psychological barriers to HIV and other disease treatment among MSM and other high-risk populations; psychosocial underpinnings of substance use and medication non-adherence among adults living with HIV and Hepatitis C behavioral interventions and HIV adherence; and depression and HIV.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Batchelder on this honor!

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