Leonard Rubenstein

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Global Health Policy Center
Leonard Rubenstien

Leonard Rubenstein is distinguished professor of the practice in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and interim director of its Center for Public Health and Human Rights. He is also a core faculty member of the Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Center for Humanitarian Health at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to coming to Johns Hopkins, Professor Rubenstein was a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and before that president of Physicians for Human Rights. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Public Health Association’s Sidel-Levy Award for Peace. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and founded and chairs the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition and is the author of Perilous Medicine: The Struggle to Protect Health Care from the Violence of War (Columbia University Press, 2021).

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