Evan Lyon
Section of Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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BS1995Temple University 
MD2003Harvard Medical SchoolMedicine
Residency2007Brigham and Women's HospitalInternal Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Lyon’s academic interests encompass global health, human rights scholarship and advocacy, social medicine, prisoner health, and medical education. He has collaborated with Partners In Health [www.pih.org] in Haiti and at other sites for more than 15 years. Beyond assisting with provision of health care in Haiti, Dr. Lyon has worked to strengthen general health care systems in addition to building disease-focused programs to prevent and treat HIV and TB. He has been extensively involved in physician, nurse, and community health worker training for more than a decade. Dr. Lyon is an advocate, researcher, and author on health and human rights. He is on the board of the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago [ http://humanrights.uchicago.edu/] and is a contributing editor at the academic journal “Health and Human Rights” [ http://www.hhrjournal.org/index.php/hhr]. Dr. Lyon is the lead faculty for the Global Hospital Medicine Fellowship at the University of Chicago.

Clinical Interests

Hospital Medicine,inpatient medicine in resource poor settings,chronic disease management in resource poor settings, especially involving community based solutions,HIV and TB treatment, including management of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB).

Representative Publications

  1. Evan Lyon:“Lopital Jenral Struggles to Survive” in Haiti After the Earthquake, pp 319-328. Public Affairs Books, NY, NY. 2011
  2. Varma, Monika, Satterthwaite, Margaret, Klasing, Amanda, Shoranick, Tammy, Jean, Jude, Barry, Donna, Smith Fawzi, Mary, McKeever, James, AND Lyon, Evan. "Wòch nan soley: The denial of the right to water in Haiti"Health and Human Rights: An International Journal [Online], 10 19 Feb 2009
  3. Lyon, E and Farmer, P.“Inequality, infections, and community-based health care.” Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics. 2005 Winter; 5(1): 465-73.

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