Clinical Instructor

Dr. Porterfield provides care to individuals and families who have survived torture and refugee trauma. She has served as an expert in criminal and human rights cases involving torture and war trauma and has consulted on international cases involving human rights violations.  Dr. Porterfield chaired the APA's Task Force on the Psychosocial Effects of War on Children and Families Who Are Refugees From Armed Conflict Residing in the United States.

Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, NYU School of Medicine