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Rupa Marya, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
Address513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco CA 94143
Phone415-476-7477
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    Georgetown UniversityM.D.2002School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency Internal Medicine
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    American Heart Association2017William Rashkind Endowed Lecture

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    Rupa Marya, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine within the Division of Hospital Medicine. Her interests center around the intersection of society and illness, focusing research on how social structures may predispose different disadvantaged groups to certain illnesses. She is Faculty Director of the Do No Harm Coalition, a 450+ member strong group of health workers and students dedicated to ending racism and state violence.

    In partnership with Dr Sara Jumping Eagle, Dr Linda Black Elk and MASS Design Group, she is currently helping to set up the Mni Wiconi Health Clinic at Standing Rock, at the invitation of Lakota and Dakota health leaders to create a space for the practice of Decolonized Medicine.

    Since residency at UCSF, she has been the composer and front woman for the international touring group Rupa & the April Fishes, a project that uses music as a way to explore the personal and political aspects of unrest.


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    Police Violence and Health Outcomes
    Oct 15, 2017 - Mar 15, 2018
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Evictions and Hospitalizations
    Oct 1, 2017 - Dec 1, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator

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