Iris obtained her medical degree from the Charité Medical University in Berlin. After completing her doctoral thesis on targeted drug delivery in cancer treatments, she started working as a resident in internal medicine at the University Hospital of Baselland in Switzerland. She will be moving to Geneva next year to pursue her training at the University Hospital. She is working on her Action Project: an interview-collection of inspiring doctors engaged in public, global health or humanitarian aid to inspire medical students to integrate global health into work. After finishing her residency, Iris plans to work in Humanitarian Aid and to engage further in Global Health.
Updated October 2018
More from Iris Najjar
Life Before and After COVID-19: A Doctor’s Perspective from Switzerland
“Iris, how is work? Hope you and your family are ok. Please stay strong.“ Ever since COVID-19 has hit Europe, I have been receiving messages of support from family, friends and nearly forgotten acquaintances on a daily basis.
Humanity in Action Screens New Film "On the Values of Humanity in Action"
At the 2018 conference in New York, Humanity in Action asked Senior Fellows and community members to weigh in on the values of Humanity in Action.
2018 Fall International Conference Schedule
The upcoming Fall International Conference on "Social Justice in Public Health and Healthcare" will take place next weekend on October 19 and 20, 2018 at The New School.