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Center For Refugee Health

MISSION

To achieve equity in healthcare access and health outcomes for refugees resettled in the United States

GOALS

  1. Deliver compassionate, comprehensive, longitudinal clinical care to refugees and asylees in our community.
  2. Educate students and providers to procure culturally competent evidence based care for the socio-medically complex population within a collaborative framework
  3. Conduct research to evaluate and improve the delivery of care to refugees.
  4. Public Advocacy for the refugees, asylees and other immigrant populations at the local, state and federal levels.

 

RESEARCH THEMES/ INTERESTS

To develop tools and resources to assess the health status of the refugee population residing in Philadelphia. The key themes include- health screening, nutrition status, mental health needs, and evaluation of the current program.

TEAM LEADERS

Kevin Scott, MD

Marc Altshuler, MD

CONTACT

Kevin Scott, MD   kevin.scott@jefferson.edu