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Abraar Karan MD MPH is an internal medicine resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is a recent graduate of UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, where he served as the Student Body President, and of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health where he earned his MPH. His primary interests are in global health systems, medical ethics, and health politics. His work has taken him across Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia, particularly focusing on vulnerable populations including sex workers, the disabled elderly, TB/AIDS co-infected patients, and those suffering from Neglected Tropical Diseases. His research has been published widely, including in The Lancet, Lancet Global Health, The BMJ, NPR, Academic Medicine, PLoS Translational Global Health, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Annals of Family Medicine, STAT News, and Journal of Global Health. His first book, “Protecting the Health of the Poor,” was released in December 2015. Abraar graduated with distinction in Political Science from Yale University in 2011 as a Journalism Scholar and Parker Huang Fellow.