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Kim Griswold MD, MPH, RN, FAAP

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Dr. Kim Griswold is an expert on healthcare for diverse patient populations including refugees, asylum seekers, undocumented individuals, New Americans, and survivors of torture. Her clinical practice has focused on comprehensive, primary care for refugee and immigrant populations hallmarked by her role as founding medical director of the University at Buffalo’s PHR clinic, Human Rights Initiative (HRI) a UB, which serves the need for medical, gynecological, and psychiatric forensic evaluations for survivors of political and state-sponsored torture living in Western New York. She completed medical school and residency in Family Medicine at the University at Buffalo and received her masters in public health from Yale University. As a physician, researcher, and teacher, Dr. Griswold is interested in training the next generation of medical professionals to care for vulnerable populations such as those seeking asylum and/or recovering from trauma. She is also focused on expanding patient-centered medical home models of practice in underserved regions. 

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