Altaf Saadi, MD, MSc (Speaker/Chair)

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Altaf Saadi is a neurologist and clinician-investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in neurology at the Harvard Partners MGH-BWH Residency program, also serving as Chief Resident. She then completed a health services research fellowship with the National Clinician Scholars Program at UCLA. Her research and advocacy focus on health inequities among racial/ethnic minorities and displaced communities like refugees. She is a medical expert for the Physicians for Human Rights asylum network, having conducted numerous asylum evaluations for individuals in the community and in immigration detention centers across the U.S. She is also the Associate Director of the MGH Asylum Clinic. She is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Medical School, and received her MS in Health Policy and Management from UCLA.