Dr. Rasha Khoury
Dr. Rasha Khoury is a Palestinian physician and public health activist born and raised in East Jerusalem. She moved to the US for medical training, graduated from Yale School of Medicine in 2008 and completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California San Francisco. She then pursued a fellowship in Family Planning and Global Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital and received her Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2013. In 2014, fulfilling a life long dream, she joined MSF and has since completed 6 surgical missions in Sierra Leone, Lebanon, Cote D'Ivoire, Iraq and for more than a year in Afghanistan. Dr. Khoury currently works clinically in high-risk obstetrics in the Bronx, NY with a research focus on reducing severe maternal morbidity and mortality. She joins the MSF board to exercise participatory leadership, uplift and amplify the voices of patients and global staff in the MSF movement.