Strengthening our community through compassion

WORDS FROM OUR
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR​​

DR-MOJGAN-ZARE

On behalf of the Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc (AHRC), Greetings and Welcome to AHRC’s website.

On behalf of AHRC staff, board of directors and our dedicated partners and volunteers over the years, I invite you to join our efforts in improving lives of our patients and clients by promoting health and dignity and reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and STI within vulnerable communities through practice of harm reduction strategies.

Through our website, you will discover our commitment to communities in which we serve. Our focus then and now is to end health disparities and working proactively with our community members to find the best solutions to ensure the highest standard of health among the communities we serve.

These are exciting times for AHRC as we continuously grow, develop new programs, identify new partners, and connect with more community members. I hope you will get a sense of our passion, expertise, reliability, and innovative programs as you browse through this website.

Mojgan Zare, MD, MPH

Executive Director  

Mojgan Zare is a medical doctor and health educator who has substantial experience working with HIV, Hepatitis C, STI, and substance use patients. Under her leadership, AHRC has become one of the preeminent US-based organizations promoting harm reduction as a mode of working with vulnerable communities, and is noted for its capacity building, linkage and retention in care, program and resource development,
and policy and research work. Dr. Zare directly oversees the Policy and Research work at AHRC.

Dr. Zare was born in Iran and raised in Maryland where she completed her primary education and undergraduate studies. Dr. Zare received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from American Global University School of Medicine in Belize and completed her clinical training in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Zare has completed her Master of Public Health at Walden University in Minnesota.

In her leisure time, Dr. Zare loves long walks, reading romance books, and spending time with her husband, daughter Layla, and cat Rose.

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Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition Inc., is a community-based wellness organization that is committed to promoting health and dignity for our community.

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