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Features & News

Inspiring Patients, Traumatic Stories: Finding Balance at Libertas

By Valerie Thompson, CVT volunteer

When you speak with Dr. Dinali Fernando you get the impression that she thrives in a certain controlled chaos. You know immediately that she is enthusiastic, animated and very, very passionate.

Dr. Dinali Fernando, Libertas Center for Human RightsDr. Dinali Fernando, MD, MPH is the Medical Director of the Libertas Center for Human Rights in Queens, New York, as well as an Attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Elmhurst Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. It was while doing a graduate internship in immigrant and refugee health in medical school that Dr. Fernando’s long-term career goals came into focus.

The Healing Power of Friendship

By CVT Intern Joseph Walker

“From the depths of despair, loss of hope, separation from family, fears of being rejected for asylum and being sent back to dangerous environments, to hope, confidence and joy.” This is how Ben Kohler describes the changes he sees in the clients he volunteers with.

Privilege and Giving Back

by Valerie Thompson, CVT volunteer

Lisa Matos of HealthRight International is privileged and she will tell you so. She will also tell you that it is this sense of being fortunate that drives her to work for others.

Lisa Matos, HealthRight International“I was a privileged immigrant,” she says, and as such, she wanted to help those

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