Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture

Keller, Allen S.
February 2008
Congressional Digest;Feb2008, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p54
Since its inception in 1995, the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture has cared for more than 2,000 men, women, and children in more than 80 countries. It provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care addressing the medical, mental health, and social service needs of torture survivors and their families residing in the New York metropolitan area, bringing together clinical and academic resources from Bellevue Hospital and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Allen S. Keller oversees and coordinates the provision of medical services for program patients. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine, an attending Physician in the Bellevue Hospital Primary Care Medical Clinic, and a member of Physicians for Human Rights (PHC). The following is from September 25, 2007, testimony before a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on U.S. Interrogation Policy.


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