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Dr. Patricia Hayes joins Avenue 360 as Executive Vice President of Medical/Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Patricia Hayes joins Avenue 360 Health and Wellness as Executive Vice President of Medical/Chief Medical Officer. She is a double board-certified physician specialized in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She has successfully created chronic disease management programs for diabetes and high blood pressure and has led multidisciplinary teams that design and implement projects on population…

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Avenue 360 welcomes Elizabeth Horvath, HIV Physician Assistant

Elizabeth Horvath an HIV Physician Assistant at Avenue 360 Health and Wellness. Previously, she worked at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City as a medical researcher and pursued a Physician Assistant degree from SUNY Downstate School of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY, graduating magna cum laude. Elizabeth did her clinical rotation at Brooklyn’s STAR clinic for…

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Welcome Dr. Pearce!

Dr. Jessica Pearce is an OB/GYN physician at Avenue 360 Health and Wellness. She believes that high-quality and evidence-based health care should be accessible to everyone–without fear of shame, judgment, or stigma—and seeks to provide the best care to patients who may otherwise feel left out of traditional healthcare models. Previously in private practice, Dr. Pearce is passionate about the…

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Vivian Pyatt joins Avenue 360 as the new Senior Director of Human Resources

Vivian Pyatt holds 20 years of human resource experience in the Houston healthcare market. Vivian will serve as the Senior Director of Human Resources for Avenue 360 Health & Wellness. Vivian has worked with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, and United Healthcare, to name a few. In her…

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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a great opportunity to learn about healthier food choices and incorporate physical activity to your daily schedule. Improving your diet and being active could reduce the chances of chronic illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes. The CDC recommends that children participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity…

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Departure Notice: Amaechi Okori, NP

Departure Letter: Amaechi Okori, NP 

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Departure Notice: Sharon Jones, NP

Departure Letter: Sharon Jones, NP

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January is National Thyroid Awareness Month

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month It’s a small part of the body – but kind of a big deal   January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Up to 20 million Americans have a thyroid condition — and up to 60 percent of them don’t know it.1 The thyroid can be either overactive or underactive. And both…

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Avenue 360 Health & Wellness Welcomes Dr. Charlene Flash as Incoming President and CEO

HOUSTON – Avenue 360 Health & Wellness (Avenue 360) today announces the appointment of Dr. Charlene Flash as President and CEO. Dr. Flash brings her experience as an executive leader, physician, educator, and researcher to her new role at the helm of Avenue 360’s network of health and health equity locations across the Greater Houston…

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Homelessness in Houston

  Homeless people are scattered across greater Houston, often in inconspicuous settings that arouse only passing attention: A man sleeps on a downtown sidewalk. A woman and child crouch in the shadows of an abandoned suburban strip center.  Tent cities pop up under freeway overpasses.  You’ve likely noticed it on your commute to work and even…

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Family Health and Fitness Day

Family Health and Fitness Day falls on the last Saturday of every September.  The purpose of this day is to promote physical activity for families and to start creating healthy habits.  On this nationally recognized day, organizations throughout the country will host family-related health and fitness events in parks, schools, malls, health centers, hospitals and…

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Houston’s National HIV Testing Day

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day.    Hepatitis B According to Health and Human Services HHS.gov, in the United States, an estimated 850,000 – 2.2 million persons are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus. New cases of HBV infection…

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What is Sepsis?

CDC Center for Disease Control states Sepsis is an infection and those with chronic medical conditions are at a higher risk. Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening, and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Each year in the U.S., more than…

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