Center for Health and Human Rights Overview

Director, Center for Health and Human Rights: Allen Keller, MD

The Center for Health and Human Rights is dedicated to better understanding the interrelationship between health and human rights and the role of health professionals in promoting human rights through clinical services, education, research, and advocacy.

In addition to sponsoring local and national symposia, the center conducts research, both domestically and internationally, on a variety of health and human rights concerns, including domestic violence, political asylum, racism and medicine, and patterns of human rights abuses among refugee populations.