Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer

Birthday1959-10-26
AgeHe is 58 years old
Birth Sign Scorpio (oct. 23 - nov. 21)
GenderMale
Alias for Paul Farmer
known other names for Paul Farmer
Who is Paul Farmer?
Paul Edward Farmer is an American anthropologist and physician who is best known for his humanitarian work providing suitable health care to rural and under-resourced areas in developing countries, beginning in Haiti. Co-founder of an international social justice and health organization, Partners In Health, he is known as "the man who would cure the world," as described in the book, Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder. Farmer is currently the Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University, formerly the Presley Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an attending physician and Chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. In May 2009 he was named chairman of Harvard Medical School's Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, succeeding Jim Yong Kim, his longtime friend and collaborator. Kim was appointed as of 2012 President of the World Bank.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • Duke University
Receives Awards
  • MacArthur Fellowship - Public Health and Medicine
Paul Farmer's Books
  • The Uses Of Haiti
  • Sida en Haïti
  • France reviews its revolutionary origins
  • Infections and Inequalities
  • Music in Practice
  • Pathologies of Power
  • Steelbands and Reggae
  • The Story of Pop
  • Exploring the taboo
  • AIDS and Accusation