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UCLA: Paul Torrens Health Forum on Immigrant Health at the Border and Beyond

Immigration has recently been at the forefront of a complex national debate. What are the public health implications of current immigration policies? How does immigration affect the health of different groups living near the border region? This UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Paul Torrens Health Forum, co-presented by the Promise Institute for Human Rights at the UCLA School of Law, will explore how immigration impacts public health with experts from policy, clinical practice, and advocacy.


Dr. Adam Richards, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Board Member, Physicians for Human Rights

Mr. Almas Sayeed, JD
Deputy Director of Programs
California Immigrant Policy Center

Dr. Samuel Stratton, MD, MPH
Senior Program Analyst
Orange County Health Care Agency
Adjunct Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health


Maria-Elena Young, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist, Center for Health Policy Research UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Merced

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