04/25/17 – Health Issues in Asylum Seekers

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In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Cynthia Willard, medical director for the Program for Torture Victims in Los Angeles, discussed health issues asylum seekers face. An assistant clinical professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, she is developing an asylum medicine program in the Department of Family Medicine, drawing upon her decade-long experience practicing medicine with a focus on immigrant health and human rights in underserved communities. She has worked overseas in Albania, Kosovo, Liberia and Kenya and founded the Utah Health & Human Rights Project, a torture rehabilitation program, in Salt Lake City

Cynthia Willard, MD, MPH
Medical Director
Program for Torture Victims

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Room 350/351
USC University Park Campus
Lunch provided.

This seminar was hosted by the USC Immigrant Health Initiative in collaboration with the USC Center for Health Equity in the Americas and USC Institute for Global Health. Learn more about the Immigrant Health Initiative at usc.edu/ihi.

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