LGBTQIA+ Health Navigators

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick is committed to providing top-quality health care to the LGBTQIA+ community. As part of its portfolio of patient care offerings, RWJUH is proud to offer the services of an LGBTQIA+ Health Navigator.

Jackie Baras, MSN, MBA, RN, LGBT Health Navigator
Jackie Baras, RN
Director, LGBTQIA+ Program

Jackie Baras, RN and Daniel A. Fernandez are the LGBTQIA+ Health Navigators for the RWJUH LGBTQIA+ Program.

Your Personal Health Care Concierge

The role of the LGBTQIA+ Health Navigator is dedicated to ensuring that LGBTQIA+ patients are able to successfully navigate all resources available to them. Consider an LGBTQIA+ Health Navigator as a personal concierge who can address your concerns and guide you through information regarding available services and next steps.

Daniel Fernandez, Health Navigator
Daniel A. Fernandez
LGBTQIA+ Health Navigator

The LGBTQIA+ Health Navigator focuses on:

  • Health promotion
  • Patient concerns
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Disease prevention
  • Innovations
  • Counseling referrals
  • Community referrals

In addition, the LGBTQIA+ navigators interfaces with hospital and clinical leadership to ensure that the full spectrum of patient needs and services are addressed and delivered seamlessly.

To schedule an appointment with an LGBTQIA+ Health Navigator, call 1-833-BH-PROUD (833) 247-7683.