Brianna da Silva Bhatia, MD, MPH is the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) health strategist at Physicians for Human Rights. At PHR, she provides technical and medical expertise to multiple programs as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a deep impact on many aspects of equity, public health, healthcare, policy, and research.
Before assuming this role, she participated in research investigations with PHR for several years.
Dr. da Silva Bhatia received her MD degree from Aureus University School of Medicine, where she had the opportunity to travel and split her educational time between island communities and diverse healthcare systems in the United States. She completed residency in Pennsylvania. Dr. da Silva Bhatia completed her MPH from the University of Washington School of Public Health with a focus on health systems and population health. She is currently a practicing and board-certified internal medicine physician.