In the News
PHR today announced that Donna McKay will join the organization as Executive Director in February 2012. She will be based in Cambridge, Mass. A committed human rights activist, Ms. McKay brings more than 20 years of international and domestic nonprofit experience to PHR.
At this year’s American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in Washington D.C., PHR experts will present on a number of topics including the Millennium Development Goals, the health of displaced populations and refugees, and medical neutrality in Bahrain.
Kristine Huskey has joined PHR as Director of the Anti-Torture Program. In this role, Huskey will be responsible for leading PHR’s investigations and reporting on the devastating consequences of torture on individuals, institutions, and society.
PHR Applauds Goals laid out in President Obama's Speech on MENA Region, Warns about Dangers of Unequal Implementation and Loss of Credibility
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) applauded the general goals laid out today by President Obama for the Middle East and North Africa and the Administration's renewal of its commitment to find a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but expressed strong concerns about the unequal pursuit of these goals throughout the region and the resulting loss of credibility.
Frank Davidoff, MD, will be serving as interim CEO of PHR after Frank Donaghue's resignatin, while a national search for a permanent CEO is conducted.