The DEI Office is so excited to announce Anita Ravi as the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Keynote Speaker. Please join us at noon, Tuesday, April 19 via Zoom for a discussion about recognizing sexual assault, trafficking and domestic violence in clinical settings and best practices.
Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP, FAAFP, is a board-certified family medicine physician, public health scientist, and nationally recognized expert in the areas of gender-based violence and trauma-informed care.
Dr. Ravi is the CEO and co-founder of PurpLE Health Foundation (PHF), a non-profit organization that invests in the physical, mental and financial health of women and girls who have experienced gender-based violence. She is also the owner of PurpLE Family Health, a PHF-affiliated medical practice that provides comprehensive healthcare and employment opportunities for survivors.
Dr. Ravi has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and illustrated articles in the areas of trauma-informed care, human trafficking, and healthcare delivery in under-resourced settings, and serves on several national committees to advance health equity, including the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance’s Advancing Equity and Inclusion Technical Working Group. She was recognized as a 2021 “40 Under 40” Leader in Minority Health by the National Minority Quality Forum and was selected as a 2022 Presidential Leadership Scholar.
Dr. Ravi regularly writes, draws, and speaks at events across the country about how the healthcare system must radically change to meet the needs of people who have been systematically marginalized.
She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, received her Medical Degree from the University of Michigan School of Medicine, her Masters in Public Health from Yale University, her Masters in Health Policy research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and is a graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Veterans Affairs Clinical Scholars Fellowship Program.
— Submitted by Molly O'Malley, email@example.com.