Dr. Farmer is a medical anthropologist and physician. He serves as the Kolokotrones University Professor and the Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also the co-founder and chief strategist of Partners In Health (PIH), an international non-profit organization that since 1987 has provided direct health care services and undertaken research and advocacy activities on behalf of those who are sick and living in poverty
Paul Farmer, MD, PhD
Specialty in Global Health
Education and training
1978 - 1982, BA, Duke University
1990, MD and PhD, Harvard University
1993, Internal Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
1996, Infectious Disease, Brigham and Women's Hospital
AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992, 1993, 2006.
The Uses of Haiti, Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press, 1994, 2003, 2005.
Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999, revised 2001.
Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003, 2005.
Women, Poverty & AIDS: Sex, Drugs and Structural Violence (Series in Health and Social Justice), with coauthor Margaret Connors, Common Courage Press; Reprint edition (September 1996).
Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History. Paul Farmer. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.