ADVOCACY INTERVIEW SERIES

 

 ABOUT THIS PROJECT 

Join the PHR Student Advisory Board advocacy committee for a series of interviews with influential and expert physicians as they discuss advocacy efforts they have been involved in as well as ideas for how medical students and healthcare workers can get involved with ongoing advocacy projects in their area. 

 

If you have any ideas or suggestions for experts you would like us to interview, please let us know by emailing phr.sab@gmail.com 

EPISODE 1: INTERVIEW WITH DR. SARAH KIMBALL 

Dr. Sarah Kimball is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine and a primary care physician at Boston Medical Center, where she co-directs the Immigrant and Refugee Health Center. Learn more about Dr. Kimball's path to advocacy and human rights work below.

Interviewer: Ramya Radhakrishnan, PHR SAB Advocacy Committee

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EPISODE 2: INTERVIEW WITH DR. VIDYA RAMANATHAN 

 

Dr. Vidya Kumar Ramanathan is a Pediatrician and the Medical Director of the University of Michigan Asylum Collaborative. Learn more about Dr. Ramanathan's path to advocacy and human rights work below.

Interviewer: Yoonhee Ryder, PHR SAB Advocacy Committee

 

EPISODE 3: INTERVIEW WITH ELIZABETH ROBINSON 

Elizabeth Robinson, MPH, MA is the Program Manager for Global Health Initiatives at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, where she helps coordinate the global health curriculum for medical students. Prior to joining NYU, Elizabeth founded Sekolo Projects, an NGO that grew from her work in Namibia developing an HIV/AIDS curriculum for adolescents.

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EPISODE 4: INTERVIEW WITH DR. ROHINI HARR 

Rohini Haar, MD, MPH is an emergency medicine physician at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland, CA, medical advisor at PHR, faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, and a research fellow at Berkeley's Human Rights Center. Her research spans many topics, including protection of health workers in areas of conflict and crisis, documentation of injuries in the Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar, and she has published on topics such as the detrimental health effects of crowd-control weapons.

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