Heather Boerner

Heather Boerner

Journalist and Author

Heather Boerner is an award-winning journalist who specializes in storytelling on healthcare issues. She's most interested in how people choose between equally important needs.

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PrEPared to Fight: A once-daily pill and a new era in HIV prevention for women.

“Before PrEP there were no real options for women, in the sense that when we talked about prevention options before, the message was always, ‘Use a condom,’” said Brown, who manages planning for studies of women and girls HIV treatment and risk. “But women don’t use condoms; men do. And even female condoms require cooperation from men.”