Bram Wispelwey, MD, MPH, MS
Public Health Physician
BioDr. Bram Wispelwey is an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and Senior Technical Lead at Partners In Health United States. Bram is Co-founder and Chief Strategist of Health for Palestine, a community organizing initiative in Palestinian refugee camps that seeks to maximize wellness and address health barriers via social accompaniment and creative integration with existing facilities.
Bram’s research and writing focuses on race-conscious approaches to address racial inequities in medicine, community health worker impact, and settler colonial determinants of health. Before the start of his medical career, he pursued LGBT-rights activism, which informed his health approach at the bedside and in advocacy.
OrganizationHealth for Palestine
Learn more about Bram's work:
Association Between Racial Wealth Inequities and Racial Disparities in Longevity Among US Adults and Role of Reparations Payments, 1992 to 2018
Community Health Worker Program Outcomes for Diabetes and Hypertension Control in West Bank Refugee Camps: A Retrospective Matched Cohort Study
The Racial Capitalism of Care
Boston Review: An Antiracist Agenda for Medicine
A Longitudinal Case-Based Global Health Curriculum for the Medical Student Clerkship Year
Annual Primary Care 2030 Convening: Creating an Enabling Ecosystem for Person-Centered Primary Healthcare Models to Achieve Universal Health Coverage in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Structural violence in the era of a new pandemic: the case of the Gaza Strip