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Dr. Omar Reda

Psychiatrist, Humanitarian Aid Worker
Dr. Omar  Reda

Dr. Omar Reda is a Libyan-born psychiatrist who rushed to the aid of the opposition as an emergency physician and trauma counselor for overwhelmed medical staff and victims. He is currently Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Sciences University. An expert on psychoanalysis for disaster victims, he earned his MD at Al-Arab Medical University in Libya and a Masters Certificate in Global Mental Health from Harvard Medical School.

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Libya: A Report from the Front Lines

Jamal Tarhuni
Dr. Omar Reda

Libya: A Report from the Front LinesWhat is the current situation for humanitarian aid in Libya following the fall of Gadhafi? Join us for this program with Tarhuni and Reda (both born in Libya, now living in the Portland area) who will share their stories from the front lines, where they boldly (working through Medical Teams International) participated in humanitarian efforts. Read More ››

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