ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT MOUNT SINAI
Adam Kraus is an MD/MPH candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he is a Dean’s Scholar in Global Health. His academic interests include the intersection of medicine, global health, and social justice, especially as it relates to migratory populations. He has spent time in Peru, New Zealand, Thailand, Haiti and most currently in the Dominican Republic addressing health disparities. Currently, he is working on a project to better understand the unique barriers to perinatal healthcare faced by Haitian women and their newborn babies living in the Dominican Republic. He is also very involved in the East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership—Sinai’s student-run free clinic offering care to the uninsured populations in East Harlem, New York City. He worked for Close Concerns in Summer 2013 as the Dartmouth Fellow, after which he graduated from Dartmouth College in Spring 2014 with a degree in Anthropology modified with Global Health.