Katherine McKenzie

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Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director of the Yale Center for Asylum Medicine
+1 (203) 688-2984

Dr. McKenzie is the director of the Yale Center for Asylum Medicine. She and her colleagues at the Center perform medical forensic evaluations of political asylum seekers. She works with attorneys from Yale Law School and the University of Connecticut School of Law, as well as the advocacy groups HealthRight International and Physicians for Human Rights. She provides objective medical assessments of people who report experiencing torture or persecution in the countries from which they have fled.