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Director of Prevention Services


Erin Bortel is a graduate of Syracuse University (BSW, 2006) and University of Kansas (MSW, 2008), where she focused her studies on nonprofit management and policy studies. She currently serves as the Director of Prevention Services at ACR Health. As director, Bortel oversees eight prevention initiatives in ACR Health’s three regions. She provides oversight to the department’s social media public health campaigns, harm/risk reduction services, and other efforts which include targeted outreach, education and HIV, sexually transmitted infection and Viral Hepatitis C testing efforts to underserved populations.


Bortel previously served as Program Director of adolescent prevention initiatives at REACH CNY Inc., where she was instrumental in launching pregnancy prevention and youth development programming to community groups and schools. Bortel is a 2012 graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse.