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Phyllis Magrab

Phyllis Magrab is a professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine and director of the Center for Child and Human Development. She is a member of the Global Health Initiative faculty committee.

International activities include:

  • Co-leads the University-Wide Initiative on Health Disparities to bring together the capacities of the broader university to address the compelling equity issues of our time.
  • Has had extensive international experience related to developing services and policies for children, especially children with special needs.
  • Is a UNESCO Commissioner and holds a UNESCO Chair.
  • Serves as the vice-chair of the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council.
  • Has published 14 books and numerous articles related to her work.

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