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Medical Anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer

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Medical Anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer

Medical Anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer

Medical Anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer

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Farmer is an infectious disease specialist and a recipient of the MacArthur "genius" grant for his work treating tuberculosis in Haiti. He is the subject of the new book Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder.