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Michael Chancley Jr., M.S.W.

Michael Chancley Jr., M.S.W.

Michael H. Chancley Jr., M.S.W., is a social worker and PrEP advocate based in Decatur, Georgia. He is also the administrator for the “PrEP Facts: Rethinking HIV Prevention and Sex” group on Facebook and a Greater Than AIDS ambassador.

Latest by Michael Chancley Jr., M.S.W.

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Viewpoints

I Am a Patient Navigator. Here’s What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting PrEP

So much of navigating the decision to start an HIV prevention method starts with unlearning stigma and seeking out a supportive provider.

By Michael Chancley Jr., M.S.W.
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Features

First PrEP, Now the COVID-19 Vaccine: Why I Faced Medical Mistrust Head On

Black communities have many reasons for mistrust of medical authorities. But getting vaccinated can help us get to a place where we can be together again, safely.

By Michael Chancley Jr., M.S.W.