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Neil G. Boothby

Allan Rosenfield Professor of Forced Migration and Health in the Mailman School of Public Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Public Health
Population and Family Health, Heilbrunn Department of
60 Haven Ave., B-4 New York, NY 10032
  • Executive Director, Child Care and Protection oc Children in Crisis Affected Countries Learning Network Columbia University

Dr. Neil Boothby is an internationally recognized expert and advocate for children affected by war and displacement. As a senior representative of UNICEF, UNHCR and Save the Children, he has worked for more than 20 years with children in crises in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. As director of the Program on Forced Migration and Health at the Mailman School, his research focuses on the psychosocial consequences of organized violence on children. He is also the recipient of several awards for his fieldwork, including the Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year Award, for his work with child soldiers, the Mickey Leyland Award, for his work on behalf of uprooted people, the United Nation's Golden Achievement Award, for excellence in social sector activities, and Duke University's Humanitarian Service Award.

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