Allen is a general internist and Associate Professor, NYU School of Medicine. He has dedicated his career to evaluating and caring for victims of human rights abuses and promoting the interrelationship between health and human rights. He co-founded the Program for Survivors of Torture. Allen’s current scholarly/advocacy work includes documenting the health consequences of immigration detention, and accountability for U.S. health professional complicity in torture. He co-chairs the Bellevue Bioethics Committee and teaches seminars on global Bioethics and Health & Human Rights at NYU Gallatin.
Doctor; Associate Professor