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Parveen Parmar, MD, MPH

Position: Medical Advisor
Affiliation: Harvard Medical School
Parveen Parmar

Dr. Parveen Parmar is a graduate of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital International Emergency Medicine Fellowship and holds a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She recently served as health coordinator for International Rescue Committee in Pakistan, where she directed the development of a health program for flood affectees.

While serving as a consultant for International Medical Corps, she used epidemiologic methods to study the prevalence and risk factors for sexual violence among refugees and host populations in Eastern Cameroon. She has also worked with Oxfam America on a community-based drought early warning system in Ethiopia, and worked with Physicians for Human Rights on Burmese Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Dr. Parmar has also served as a consultant for the Bhutanese Ministry of Health to support their efforts to develop a nationwide emergency health care system.

She is a graduate of Stanford University, received her medical degree from Northwestern University, and completed her emergency medicine residency and served as chief resident at the University of California, Los Angeles/Olive View UCLA Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

Parveen currently serves as clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Associate Director of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital International Emergency Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Parmar co-authored PHR's report Life Under the Junta: Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in Burma’s Chin State.

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