Primary Care Providers

Broadway Youth Center, 615 W Wellington Ave.

K. Tajhi Claybren, AM

Youth Therapist – Broadway Youth Center

(she/her/hers or they/them/theirs)

Education and training

  • Master of Arts (Emphasis in Clinical Social Work) from School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
  • Bachelor of Arts (Major in Women and Gender Studies; Minor in Sexuality Studies) from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Professional History
  • Lead Project Specialist, HOTTER Program at Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
  • Program Coordinator, Transgender Mentorship Program (Gender & Sex Development Program) at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Clinical Social Work Intern, Behavioral Health Services at Howard Brown Health
  • Clinical Social Work Intern, Care2Prevent (Pediatric Infectious Disease) at the University of Chicago Medicine
  • TransWorks Intern, TransWorks Employment Program at the TransLife Center
  • Social Work Intern (Drop-In Team), Broadway Youth Center at Howard Brown Health

Specialty areas and certifications

  • Post-Graduate Fellowship in Client-Centered Therapy

Interests

    • Practice with communities of color
    • Practice with LGBQ communities
    • Practice with Transgender & GNC communities
    • Practice with HIV-impacted communities
    • Youth Work
    • Harm Reduction & Trauma Informed Care
    • Relational and Client-Centered Therapies
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Trauma & Community Violence
    • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Exploration & Formation

Kaiyti Duffy, MD, MPH

Physician

(she/her/hers)

Education and Training

  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • Tulane University School of Public Health, Concentration in Health Education and Maternal/Child Health
  • Tulane University, BA, Major English and Women’s Studies, Minor Spanish

Professional History

  • McGaw Medical Center/Erie Family Health Center, Resident in Family Medicine
  • Physicians for Reproductive Health, Director of Research and Medical Education

Interests

  • Women’s reproductive and sexual health
  • LGBT health including transgender medicine and alternative insemination
  • healthcare to the undocumented and underserved
    adolescents and young adults
  • Bilingual medicine (fluent in Spanish

Erica Gaddy, MPH, NP-C, AAHIVS

Certified Nurse Practitioner

(they/them/theirs)

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois
  • Master in Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Rush University

Professional History

  • Family Nurse Practitioner, St. Bernard Hospital’s community-based immediate care walk-in clinic
  • Emergency Department Nurse, Rush University Medical Center
  • Health Program Coordinator, American Lung Association, Chicago

Interests

  • Transgender health
  • HIV prevention and care
  • Sexual health
  • Disease prevention strategies
  • Family Practice
  • LGBT health
  • Emergency Nursing