Oral Presentations 2019:

“Experiences of Gender-Based Violence in Women Asylum Seekers from the Northern Triangle,” Megan D’Andrea, Eileen Wang,Alex Sarosi, Michael Miller, Elizabeth Singer, Kim Baranowski. Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), Chicago, Illinois, March 8-10, 2019.

“The Truths They Tell: Patterns and Evidence of Abuse Among Asylum Seekers,” Michael Miller, Megan D’Andrea, Eileen Wang, Alex Sarosi, Ethan Wood, Sharon Barazani, Kim Baranowski, Elizabeth Singer. The National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs 11th Annual Research Symposium, Washington, D.C., March 4, 2018.

“Mental Health in Children Held in Immigration Detention in Dilley, TX,” Sarah A. MacLean. Medical Student Research Day, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, March 14, 2019. Winner of Global Health Summer Research Program Essay 2018. 

“Advocacy in Immigration Detention: Expanding the Roles of Clinicians in Supporting Survivors of Torture and Persecution Facing Deportation,” Sarah A. MacLean, Kim A. Baranowski, Elizabeth K. Singer. The 36th Annual Winter Round Table Conference Conference in Psychology and Education, Columbia University, New York, NY, February 22-23, 2019.

“Human Rights Training and Mentorship: Promising Practices from the Mount Sinai Human Rights Program,” Kim A. Baranowski, Elizabeth K. Singer, Craig L. Katz. The 36th Annual Winter Round Table Conference Conference in Psychology and Education, Columbia University, New York, NY, February 22-23, 2019.

Oral Presentations 2018:

“Experiences of Violence and Community Dynamics in Women Asylum Seekers who have undergone FGM/C,” Hazel Lever. Presented as moderated ePOSTER presentations for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), New York, NY, March 16-18, 2018. Also selected as a finalist for the Lancet Best Student Poster Competition.

“Global Health at Home: Service and Training at a Student-Faculty Human Rights Program,”  Gus Ruchman, Kaur, Khushmit , Neha Sikka, Stephanie Schonholz, Arielle Strasser, Kim Baraonowksi, Elizabeth Singer. Presented as moderated ePOSTER presentations for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), New York, NY, March 16-18, 2018.

“The Role of Health and Human Rights in Medical School Education: Experiences from The Mount Sinai Human Rights Program,” Syed Haider. Presented as moderated ePOSTER presentations for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), New York, NY, March 16-18, 2018.

“Case Outcomes Among Asylum Seekers in the Mount Sinai Human Rights Program,” ShivaniKastuar, Catalina Angel, Emma Rosenbluth, JimmittiTeysir, KimBaranowski, Elizabeth Singer. The National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs 10th Annual Research Symposium, Washington, D.C., March 5, 2018.

“The Asylum Clinic: Socially-Just Responses to Human Rights Violations Against Women,” Kim Baranowski, NehaSikka, JimmittiTeysir. The 35th Annual Winter Round Table Conference Conference in Psychology and Education, Columbia University, New York, NY, February 23-24, 2018.

Publications 2018:

“Depression, Anxiety, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and a Historyof Pervasive Gender-Based Violence Among Women Asylum Seekers Who Have Undergone Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Retrospective Case Review,”  Hazel Lever, Deborah Ottenheimer, Jimmitti Teysir, Elizabeth Singer, Holly G. Atkinson. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Jul 2, 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10903-018-0782-x. [Electronic publication ahead of print]

Oral Presentations 2017:

“The Mount Sinai Human Rights Program: Experiences from the Organization of a Faculty-Student Model of Healthcare.” Syed Haider, Elizabeth Singer. The North American Refugee Health Conference. Toronto, Canada. June 16-18, 2017.

“Mental Health Sequelae and Histories of Violence Among Women Asylum Seekers Who Have Undergone FGM/C: A Retrospective Study.” Hazel Lever, Deborah Ottenheimer, Holly Atkinson, Elizabeth Singer. The North American Refugee Health Conference. Toronto, Canada. June 16-18, 2017.

Poster Presentations 2017: 

“Pre-clinical Platforms for Human Rights Scholarship in MedicalEducation.” Syed Haider, Elizabeth Singer. American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. November 4-8, 2017. Accepted for presentation on November 6, 2017.

“Optimizing Clinic Flow to Meet Increasing Client Volume: The Mount Sinai Human Rights Program’s (MSHRP) Student-Faculty Hybrid Model,” Aliza Green, Eliza Hersh,  Schonholz,  Gus Ruchman, Neha Sikka. Physicians for Human Rights National Student Conference. Georgetown University, Washington D.C., November 2017.

Publications 2017:

Samuel G. Ruchman. “Whom We Miss.”  A narrative reflection on vulnerable patient populations who have suffered human rights abuses. Annals of Emergency Medicine. July, 2017.