Experts

PHR's global network of medical, legal, and scientific experts, play a crucial role in our research, investigations, and advocacy. Their voices expand our reach and amplify the power of our work.

Joanne Ahola, MD

Asylum Network Member

Christine Alai, LLM

Legal Consultant, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

Scott A. Allen, MD, FACP

Expert Medical Advisor

Ahmed Amin, MD

Torture Documentation Expert

Holly G. Atkinson, MD, FACP

Expert Medical Advisor and Asylum Network Member

Rusudan Beriashvili, MD, PhD

Forensic Medical Expert

Robert Bux, MD

Forensic Medical Expert

Sondra Crosby, MD

Medical Expert and Torture Documentation Advisor

Barbara Eisold, PhD

Asylum Network Member

Hope Ferdowsian, MD, MPH, FACPM

Asylum Network Member and Medical Expert Consultant, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

Rohini J. Haar, MD, MPH

Medical Expert / Research and Investigations Advisor

Rola Hallam, MD

Syria Expert

Sana Hamzeh, PsyD

Iraq Advisor and Forensic Documentation Expert

Alastair Hay, PhD, OBE

Chemical Weapons and Toxicology Expert

Howard Hu, MD, MPH, ScD

Toxic Chemical Expert

Georges Kuzma

Expert Consultant, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

Stuart L. Lustig, MD, MPH

Asylum Network Member

Zabi Mazoori

Afghanistan Expert

Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS

Asylum Network Member and Medical Expert Consultant, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

Nery Suyapa Osorio, LLM, LLL

Forensic Legal Expert and PHR Consultant

Önder Özkalıpcı, MD

Forensic Medical Expert

Parveen Parmar, MD, MPH

PHR Medical Research Consultant

Nizam Peerwani, MD

PHR Forensic Advisor

Norma Price, MD

PHR Medical Expert & Asylum Network Member

Steven Reisner, PhD

Psychological Ethics Advisor

Ricardo Restrepo-Guzman, MD, MPH

Physician/Psychiatrist; Associate Clinical Professor

Altaf Saadi, MD

Asylum Network Member

Joseph Shin, MD

Co-medical director of Weill Cornell Center for Human Rights, PHR's oldest medical school asylum clinic

Stephen Soldz, PhD

Anti-Torture Advisor

Muriel Volpellier, MA, MD

Expert Consultant, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

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Jan L. Willems, MD, PhD

Colonel MC (retired), Professor (retired)

Brigadier General Stephen Xenakis, MD

Medical Expert & Anti-Torture Advisor