Linda A. Piwowarczyk, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry

MD, Academy of Medicine

Expertise includes: Clinical research related to refugees and survivors of torture; Public health community based research related to health care access and disparities.

Living with Purpose (ORR) Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights
09/30/2018 - 09/29/2022 (PI)
DHHS - Office of Refugee Resettlement NIH-NICHD

UN Grant - Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
United Nations

Freedom Through Wellness
09/30/2015 - 09/29/2018 (PI)
DHHS - Office of Refugee Resettlement

From Surviving to Thriving
09/30/2012 - 09/29/2015 (PI)
DHHS/Admin for Children & Families

Independence through Health and Activity
09/30/2009 - 09/29/2012 (PI)
DHHS/Admin for Children & Families

African Women's Ujambo (Good Health) Initiative
09/01/2007 - 01/31/2011 (PI)
DHHS-Office Minority Hlth

CVT subgrant - IT
05/01/2010 - 09/29/2010 (PI)
Center for Victims of Torture

Oral Health Project for Refugees and Survivors of torture
06/01/2007 - 05/31/2010 (PI)
Reisert Foundation

Rehabilitaton for success
09/30/2006 - 03/28/2010 (PI)
DHHS - Office of Refugee Resettlement

Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights
12/31/2004 - 12/31/2009 (PI)
Blue Cross Blue Shield

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  1. Mattar S, Piwowarczyk LA. COVID-19 and U.S.-based refugee populations: Commentary. Psychol Trauma. 2020 Aug; 12(S1):S228-S229.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32538665
  2. Piwowarczyk LA, Ona F. BeWell: quality assurance health promotion pilot. Int J Health Care Qual Assur. 2019 Mar 11; 32(2):321-331. PMID: 31017063
  3. Mehta PK, Saia K, Mody D, Crosby SS, Raj A, Maru S, Piwowarczyk L. Learning from UJAMBO: Perspectives on Gynecologic Care in African Immigrant and Refugee Women in Boston, Massachusetts. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Apr; 20(2):380-387.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29032521
  4. Piwowarczyk L, Fernandez P, Sharma A. Seeking Asylum: Challenges Faced by the LGB Community. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Jun; 19(3):723-732.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26976005; DOI: 10.1007/s10903-016-0363-9;
  5. Piwowarczyk L, Rous D, Mancuso A, Flinton K, Hastings E, Forbush L, Shepherd A. Impact of the Boston Marathon Bombing and Its Aftermath on Refugees and Survivors of Torture. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Aug; 18(4):764-70. PMID: 26289501; DOI: 10.1007/s10903-015-0263-4;
  6. Piwowarczyk L, Bishop H, Yusuf A, Mudymba F, Raj A. Congolese and Somali beliefs about mental health services. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2014 Mar; 202(3):209-16. PMID: 24566506; DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000087;
  7. Piwowarczyk L, Bishop H, Saia K, Crosby S, Mudymba FT, Hashi NI, Raj A. Pilot evaluation of a health promotion program for African immigrant and refugee women: the UJAMBO Program. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Feb; 15(1):219-23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22476568; DOI: 10.1007/s10903-012-9611-9;
  8. Piwowarczyk L. If I deliver the baby now. Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Jul; 166(7):760-1. PMID: 19582899
  9. Singh HK, Scott TE, Henshaw MM, Cote SE, Grodin MA, Piwowarczyk LA. Oral health status of refugee torture survivors seeking care in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2008 Dec; 98(12):2181-2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18923133; PMCID: PMC2636519; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2007.120063;
  10. Grodin MA, Piwowarczyk L, Fulker D, Bazazi AR, Saper RB. Treating survivors of torture and refugee trauma: a preliminary case series using qigong and t'ai chi. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Sep; 14(7):801-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18803491; PMCID: PMC2745908; DOI: 10.1089/acm.2007.0736;
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