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Houston Area Human Trafficking Health Care Consortium

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Houston Area Human Trafficking Health Care Consortium


Houston Area Human Trafficking Health Care Consortium

Speaker: Sophia Banu, M.D.,

Sophia Banu, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She completed her medical education in New Delhi, India and her psychiatry residency at St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York. She completed a Psychosomatic fellowship at the Bellevue / NYU Hospital and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York. She was the Chief Resident in her residency program as well as during the child and adolescent fellowship. During her Psychosomatic Fellowship she worked primarily with refugees and survivors of torture at the Bellevue/NYU program for Survivors of Torture.

Sophia has extensive experience working with refugees and survivors of torture, in Nepal, New York, Greece, Bangladesh and Houston. She founded the Clinic for International Trauma Survivors for refugees and torture survivors under Harris Health System and Baylor College of Medicine, working with refugee resettlement agencies, training case workers to help identify refugees with mental illness, and providing education about self-care. She works closely with medical students conducting health fairs, wellness education classes for the refugees and training psychiatry residents and fellows, teaching them to evaluate and provide ongoing culturally competent care to the refugees. She recently started the Alliance Wellness Center for refugees and the underserved population with The Alliance, (Resettlement agency) in Houston, Texas.

 

Please note that parking is validated at Third Coast.

Parking instructions below

Enter garage from Bertner Ave. Obtain a token from the parking machine as you take the ramp to the upper floors. Please park on the 2nd - 5th floors. Bring your token with you and we will validate your token.

We are on the 6th floor of the John P. McGovern Building. Once you get off the elevators the hostess stand is straight ahead and down the hallway.

To exit, circle back down to the 2nd floor. Insert your token in the payment machine on the driver’s side and exit to the right. Proceed down the ramp.

All are welcomed, but RSVP is required.



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