Paul Farmer

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Paul Farmer
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Farmer in 2017
Paul Edward Farmer

(1959-10-26)October 26, 1959
DiedFebruary 21, 2022(2022-02-21) (aged 62)
EducationDuke University (BA)
Harvard University (MD, PhD)
Scientific career
InstitutionsHarvard University

Paul Edward Farmer (October 26, 1959 – February 21, 2022) was an American medical anthropologist and physician. He was a professor at Harvard University and the chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Farmer was the co-founder and chief strategist of Partners In Health (PIH). He was professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Farmer died in his sleep from a heart attack in Butaro, Rwanda on February 21, 2022, at the age of 62.[1]

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  1. LeBlanc, Steve; Coto, Dánica (February 21, 2022). "Dr. Paul Farmer, global humanitarian leader, dies at 62". Associated Press. Retrieved February 22, 2022.