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In addition to conducting evaluations, medical students and volunteer evaluators can get involved with WCCHR through research, see below for a list of our past projects.

Past Projects:

Ackerman, K., Habbach, H., Hampton, K., Rosenberg, L., Stoughton, S., & Shin, J. (2019).
PDF iconThere Is No One Here to Protect You: Trauma Among Children Fleeing Violence in Central America. Physicians for Human Rights.

Chelidze, K., Milewski, A. R., & Freeman, E. E. (2017).
PDF iconAssessing and assisting asylum seekers. Dermatology World, 40-42.

Chelidze K, Sirotin N, Fabiszak M, Gallen Edersheim T, Clark T, Villegas L. Documenting torture sequelae: the Weill Cornell model for forensic evaluation, capacity building, and medical education.
FileIn Adjudicating Refugee and Asylum Status: The Role of Witness, Expertise, and Testimony 2015 Feb 26 (pp. 166-179).
Cambridge University Press, New York.

Dubin, K., Milewski, A. R., Shin, J., & Kalman, T. P. (2017).
PDF iconMedical students’ attitudes toward torture, revisited. Health and Human Rights Journal.

Emery, E., Stellar, C., Dubin, K., Clark, T., Duncan, A., Lopez, A., . . . Sirotin, N. (2015).
PDF iconStudent Leadership in the Creation and Operation of an Asylum Clinic. Health and Human Rights Journal, Perspectives.

Geynisman-Tan, J., Milewski, A., Dahl, C., Collins, S., Mueller, M., Kenton, K., & Lewicky-Gaupp, C. (2019).
PDF iconLower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Women With Female Genital Mutilation. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

PDF iconHuman Rights Education Impacts Medical Student Views of Torture. (2017, December 6). Retrieved from Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom

Pearson, E. (2014, April 1).
PDF iconStudent-run group at Weill Cornell Medical College is helping immigrant asylum seekers. New York Daily News.

Salerno, H. (2018, January 10).
PDF iconSafe & Sound: A student-run clinic aids immigrants seeking asylum. The Magazine of Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, pp. 16-17.

Saulnier, B. (2012). PDF iconSafe Haven. The Magazine of Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, pp. 18-19.

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