Dr. Helen Ouyang
Helen Ouyang, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor at Columbia University Medical Center, where she works full-time as a practicing emergency physician. She also co-directs the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship and is an affiliate faculty of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, specializing in human rights and humanitarian assistance. She is an avid yogi and is keen on promoting wellness with her patients in the emergency room, as well as when she is working in conflict and disaster settings. Dr. Ouyang earned her Medical Degree from Johns Hopkins, her Master of Public Health from Harvard, and completed her emergency medicine residency training at Harvard, at the Brigham & Women's and Massachusetts General Hospitals. She enjoys writing about wellness, global health, and complex humanitarian emergencies, and has contributed to The New Yorker, The Lancet, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Huffington Post, and Parade Magazine, in addition to numerous academic journals. She lives in NYC when she is not working overseas.