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Chris Beyrer (CPHHR Director), Sandra Mon (CPHHR Senior Staff), and Parveen Parmar (USC and longtime CPHHR Research Affiliate) published a Lancet Comment ('Letters') in observance of the 5th year since the Myanmar military attacks against the Rohingya.

Chris Beyrer delivers keynote address during 2022 Bicentennial Commencement at Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the universality of health and human rights

New Report of Myanmar

The passing of an AIDS Activist: in memorium, Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Chris Beyrer Panelist at CSIS Event, HIV/AIDS and Covid-19: Prospects for an Integrated Response

Fall Symposium 2021

Transnational Threats to Public Health and Human Rights

New Center Video 

Research Brief with Physicians for Human Rights and Insecurity Insight

Reflections on the2021 IAS Conference in HIV Science

Full Approval: What does FDA approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine mean for Mandates? Hesitancy? The Fall?

Research: Chris Beyrer new publication

Event: Padauk: Myanmar Spring Screening

Event: Drivers of Violence Against Health Care- & What Can Be Done About Them

Len Rubenstein's book, Perilous Medicine: The Struggle to Protect Health Care from the Violence of War


The assault on health care in Tigray

Research: New publication discussing COVID-19 vaccine prioritization in carceral facilities

Research: Andrea Wirtz new publication

Research Brief with Physicians for Human Rights and Insecurity Insight

Art of Medicine: A pandemic anniversary: 40 years of HIV/AIDS

Event: Protecting the Right to Health in Myanmar/Burma's Spring Revolution

Chris Beyrer Quoted in NPR Article

Human rights and fair access to COVID-19 vaccines: the International AIDS Society–Lancet Commission on Health and Human Rights

Opinion: What is the way forward for PEPFAR amid COVID-19?

Blind spots: What COVID-19 revealed about global development's biggest gaps

Len's Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition launched an interactive map recording violence and threats against health care (COVID-19 & all)

Chris Beyrer Co-Author on Viewpoint Article Published in the Journal of International AIDS Society

Chris Beyrer Featured in Bloomberg Philanthropy

Community Forum with Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett: Everything You Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Centering Voices of Formerly and Currently Incarcerated Leaders in the Movement

Stef Baral Guest Speaker at Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity Series

Chris Beyrer talks Pfizer Vaccine in Bloomberg Podcast

Chris Beyrer's ACLU & Family Support Network Press Conference 

Dr. Beyrer discusses Effectiveness and Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccine

World Human Rights Day - Letter from Chris Beyrer

COVID-19 and Holiday Safety Precautions

COVID-19 and the US Criminal Justice System: Evidence for Public Health Measures to Reduce Risk

Race for the COVID-19 Vaccine with Dr. Chris Beyrer

LGBTQ Health Research Textbook Published

What do stigma and the police have to do with HIV? A review of HIV syndemics

Masks Do More Than Protect Others During COVID-19: Reducing the Inoculum of SARS-CoV-2 to Protect the Wearer  

Len Rubenstein's "Getting Serious About Protecting Health Care in War" published in Just Security

Carrie Lyons' Research Abstract Highlighted in NAM Aidsmap

Stuck at Venezuela’s Border with Covid-19 All Around

Safeguarding Health in Conflict - Health Workers at Risk: Violence Against Health Care.


Venezuela: Urgent Aid Needed to Combat Covid-19

Public Health Experts Urge U.S. Officials to Withdraw Order Enabling Mass Expulsion of Asylum Seekers

Emerging Human Rights Issues in the COVID-19 Response

Chris Beyrer's Issue Brief in Refugees International

Chris Beyrer's Comment Submission Published in The Lancet

Leonard Rubenstein Mentioned in The Washington Post and  The Baltimore Sun

Chris Beyrer Interviewed on Bloomberg TV

Council on Foreign Relations: The Middle East Response to the Coronavirus

NPR: As Jails And Prisons Reduce Populations, Advocates Call On ICE To Do The Same 

Public Health on Call: COVID-19 in Prisons, Jails, and Detention Centers

Chris Beyrer's Publications on the Lancet and the Health and Human Rights Journal

Len Rubenstein Testifies at the House Foreign Affairs Committee

  • Len Rubenstein testified at the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on protection of health care in conflict. You can watch his full testimony here:

Chris Beyrer Facilitating November 22nd Event led by Center for AIDS Research

November event

Chris Beyrer Quoted in Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazine

2 Rohingya Study Group's Qualitative Studies Published in Conflict and Health

Chris Beyrer's Co-Authored Comment Published in the Lancet HIV

Len Rubenstein's Article Featured in Multiple Media Outlets

Chris Beyrer's Opinion Piece Published in the New York Times

Fall Symposium 2019


IAS 2019

Chris Beyrer quoted in Science

Michele Decker quoted in the Baltimore Sun

Michele Decker quoted in the Daily Times

Len Rubenstein's Letter to the Editor: Adherence to the laws of war is essential

Stop the Carnage: Doctors Call for an end to Syria Hospital Airstrikes ?

Len Rubenstein's Report: "Impunity Remains: Attacks on Health Care in 23 Countries in Conflict"

Len Rubenstein's Report: "Reality Makes Our Decisions: Ethical Challenges in Humanitarian Health in Situations of Extreme Violence."

Len Rubenstein's Testimony at the UN Security Council

Press Conference on Venezuela's Humanitarian Emergency?

Spring Symposium 2019


Ending AIDS in US by 2030