Recent uncertainties regarding the legal status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program underscore the urgency for policymakers to reassess long-standing restrictions on government-sponsored healthcare subsidies for all immigrants.
Dr. Gunisha Kaur, an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and medical director of the Weill Cornell Center for Human Rights, has been selected as an Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine (ELHM) Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine.
Three Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members have received Young Physician-Scientist Awards from the American Society for Clinical Investigation. The 2022 award recipients are Drs. Bishoy M. Faltas, Gunisha Kaur and Hasina Outtz Reed.
The Office of Academic Integration (OVPAI) has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.
Dr. Gunisha Kaur, B.S. ’06, M.D. ’10, understands first-hand what it means to be a refugee: Some 30 years ago, she and her family came to the United States as refugees, escaping political violence in India.