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Durrell J. Fox, BS, CHW

CHW-Health Equity Consultant
Durrell J. Fox, BS, CHW is a Community Health Worker (CHW) with over 29 years of experience providing community/street outreach, direct services, case management support and advocacy for HIV+ adolescents/young adults, their families and communities. For 2 years served as a Technical Advisor for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Project that employed over 70 CHWs across the state. He is currently a CHW-Health Equity Consultant at JSI with a focus on CHW, HIV, youth gun violence prevention and youth E-cigarette/vaping prevention. Since 1991 Durrell has been involved in local, state, regional and national CHW workforce development efforts including serving as one of the founding members of the CHW Section of the American Public Health Association, the American Association of CHWs, the Massachusetts Association of CHWs, the New England CHW Coalition, and the Advisory Workgroup for the Massachusetts CHW Board of Certification as well as serving on the American Diabetes Association National Health Disparities Council and the MHP Salud Board of Directors, and is an active member in the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement, the GA CHW Advocacy Coalition and GA Alliance for Health Literacy. He serves as a member of the National CHW Core Consensus (C3) Project Team and as a founding board of directors member for the National Association of CHWs. In 2011 he was appointed to the US Office of Minority Health Region I Health Equity Council and was co-chair of the CHW committee through 2018. For over 20 years, he has volunteered for the Paul Robeson Institute for Positive Self Development (PRI), a Saturday program for boys and young men in the 3rd – 12th grade operated by the Concerned Black Men of MA. Durrell has served as adjunct faculty for the Holyoke Community College, the Center For Health Impact Outreach Worker Training Institute, and for UMASS Amherst. Durrell is the son of retired Massachusetts State Rep. Gloria Fox. He has six children, and two grandchildren.
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