Edi Ablavsky, M.A., M.L.A.

Communication Specialist

Photograph of: Edith (Edi) Ablavsky, MA, MLA, Communication Specialist.

As communication specialist for the Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice, Edi Ablavsky manages all marketing and communications strategies for our many different projects and initiatives, including Med-HEART and the Catalyst Center. She has been a member of the team since 2008.

Edi collaborates with program staff from across the organization. She uses a mix of digital stories, project websites, social media, newsletters, online surveys, and print materials to share our work with partners, funders, and the communities we serve.

Edi is a volunteer handling social media and communications for the Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights at Boston Medical Center. She also provides volunteer paralegal support to French-speaking asylum seekers at Community Legal Services and Counseling Center.


  • Master of Arts in English Language and Linguistics, University of New Hampshire

  • Master of Liberal Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Metropolitan College, Boston University

Moment of Pride

Shaped the PEER Center’s curricula into online resource used by organizations worldwide for training HIV-positive peers to support others in taking charge of their health.

Fast Fact

Excels at spotting typos and four-leafed clovers, and claims it’s the same skill.