The Aliveness Project’s THRIVE Clinic Welcomes George Froehle PA-C, AAHIVS

Matt Toburen, Executive Director at Aliveness Project, is pleased to announce that George Froehle (he/him) PA-C, AAHIVS has joined the clinical team at the Aliveness Project and will be seeing patients at THRIVE starting February 7, 2024.

“I am very excited to welcome George Froehle to THRIVE,” said Matt Toburen “He provides an awesome mix of outstanding clinical knowledge with a strong passion for providing community-based care. I am confident that he will be an active member of the community and a strong advocate for the people we serve”

George Froehle currently provides HIV primary care at the Positive Care Center within the Infectious Disease division of Hennepin County Medical Center. He is the former LGBTQ+ Health Lead for CentraCare in greater MN. George created a state-wide TelePrEP program, virtual immediate HIV antiretroviral therapy protocol, and virtual HCV cure program in Minnesota. Previously, he worked with Peter Shalit MD, PhD in Seattle, WA doing HIV primary care, gender care, PrEP, and HIV research.

He was a study coordinator at the University of Washington’s HIV Prevention/Vaccine Trials Units, a community organizer at Seattle’s Gay City Health Project, and worked at Mount Sinai’s Institute of Advanced Medicine and Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in NYC. He is also the past president of the New Zealand Physician Assistant Society, a past board member on the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants Board of Directors and the LGBTQ PA Caucus.

“When I think of Aliveness, I think of community which is paramount to me.,” said Geroge Froehle “I have worked in HIV prevention/treatment/research since 2000. I have seen how a clinic that directly serves and celebrates folks with, or at risk for, HIV can enrich and strengthen our community. That is my goal at THRIVE, to continue to build a clinic that celebrates us and emboldens us to be the best we can be with healthcare as the foundation of that growth.”

Services Provided:

  • PrEP/nPEP
  • DoxyPEP
  • STI testing and treatment
  • Comprehensive Gender Care
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hep C Care
  • Primary care for THRIVE patients

About the Aliveness Project: The Aliveness Project boldly advances equitable access to transformative HIV care and prevention services.The organization offers support groups, HIV testing, PrEP and PEP, case management and housing support, and food and nutrition support. Learn more about Aliveness Project at

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