Dr Paul Farmer, a renowned American physician and co-founder of Partners in Health @PIH, has died aged 62.

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The Department of Cultural Anthropology mourns the loss of Dr. Paul Farmer, who died today in Rwanda. A 1982 graduate of our program, Dr. Farmer generated a vision for bridging anthropology, social justice, and global health that has inspired our students and our discipline. His is a model for how scholars can make the world a more just and equitable place. We join others in expressing our profound condolences to his family.