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Rohini Haar — Health Legacies of War

Thursday, September 29, 2022

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street, or watch on Watson's YouTube channel.

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The Costs of War project presents a lecture by Dr. Rohini Haar on the health effects of war. 

Dr. Rohini Haar is an assistant adjunct professor of epidemiology at the Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Haar is an emergency physician with expertise in health and human rights. Her work focuses on the protection of human rights in times of complex humanitarian crisis and conflict. She is particularly interested in the protection of health workers and health services. She is a research fellow at the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley’s School of Law and works clinically at Kaiser Medical Center in Oakland, California.

Dr. Haar’s research interests include studying the impact of human rights violations, such as torture, violations of free speech and assembly, and war crimes, on health. She is particularly interested in developing strong research methodology in fragile contexts. Dr. Haar serves on the board of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility.