Allen S. Keller, M.D.
Associate Professor, NYU School of Medicine
Dr. Allen Keller is associate professor at NYU School of Medicine and attending physician at Bellevue, the nation’s oldest public hospital. He directs the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, the NYU Center for Health and Human Rights and co-chairs Bellevue’s Bioethics Committee. Allen has conducted groundbreaking research on the medical and social consequences of landmines, the health impacts of immigration detention and caring for torture survivors. Allen grew up in Woodcliff Lake, NJ. He completed his undergraduate studies in European history at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to graduate from NYU School of Medicine and complete his residency in primary care internal medicine at Bellevue/NYU Medical center. Allen is the recipient of many awards including the Hopi Foundation’s Barbara Chester Award, the Open Society Institutes, Soros Advocacy Medicine as a Profession fellowship and NYU’s distinguished alumnus award.