Lessons in health and human rights: providing dental care to torture survivors.

Allen S. Keller, June Weiss, Steve Resnick, Leonard Berkowitz, Aaron Soeprono, Melba J.Nicholson Sullivan, Megan Granski, Eva Cere, Mark Wolff

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Abstract

New York City has a large number of individuals seeking asylem who are victims of torture. In addition to dental needs, which include cases of severe trauma to the mouth, these individuasl require special support because of their fear of contact by those they do not know. A cooperative program between the New York University College of Dentistry and Bellevue NYU, known as the Program for Survivors of Torture, is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-40
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of the American College of Dentists
Volume81
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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    Keller, A. S., Weiss, J., Resnick, S., Berkowitz, L., Soeprono, A., Sullivan, M. J. N., Granski, M., Cere, E., & Wolff, M. (2014). Lessons in health and human rights: providing dental care to torture survivors. The Journal of the American College of Dentists, 81(1), 36-40.