Farmer chosen as 2021 Aurora Humanitarian by Aurora Humanitarian Initiative
Paul Farmer, the Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard, was one of five individuals chosen as 2021 Aurora Humanitarians by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. These individuals were selected for their courage, commitment, and impact in advancing human rights and their dedication to helping people in areas of adversity.
Farmer is a medical anthropologist and co-founder and chief strategist of Partners In Health (PIH), an international non-profit organization that brings the benefits of modern medical science to those who need it the most. Farmer has nominated two organizations that deliver health care to the world’s poorest communities and build a global movement of social medicine educators and practitioners: Partners In Health and Equal Health.