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Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, is Presley Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, associate chief of the division of global health equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and a co-founder of Partners In Health, a nonprofit organization that provides free health care and undertakes research and advocacy on behalf of the destitute sick. He is known for helping create innovative community-based approaches to treat HIV/AIDS and TB in resource-poor settings, particularly in Haiti and Rwanda.