A medical anthropologist and physician at Harvard University, Paul Farmer is also the Deputy U.N. Special Envoy to Haiti and a co-founder of Partners in Health (PIH), a health organization that has worked in Haiti since 1987. For more information on PIH, click here.
For more on Paul Farmer and his work, check out his faculty page at Harvard’s Department of Global Health and Social Medicine here.
You can also listen to an earlier audio interview done with NPR in 2003 here.
UPDATED: Additional news reports about Paul Farmer
Tales from the Front by Paul Farmer, Louise Ivers, Claire Pierre – MiamiHerald
The Tragedy of Haiti…and Us by Paul Buchheit – Counterpunch