Linda A. Piwowarczyk, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry


Expertise includes: Clinical research related to refugees and survivors of torture; Public health community based research related to health care access and disparities.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Psychiatry, Boston Medical Center


  • Academy of Medicine, MD
  • Wheaton College, BA


  • Published on 4/1/2018

    Mehta PK, Saia K, Mody D, Crosby SS, Raj A, Maru S, Piwowarczyk L. Learning from UJAMBO: Perspectives on Gynecologic Care in African Immigrant and Refugee Women in Boston, Massachusetts. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Apr; 20(2):380-387. PMID: 29032521.

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  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Piwowarczyk L, Fernandez P, Sharma A. Seeking Asylum: Challenges Faced by the LGB Community. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Jun; 19(3):723-732. PMID: 26976005.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/1/2016

    Piwowarczyk L, Rous D, Mancuso A, Flinton K, Hastings E, Forbush L, Shepherd A. Impact of the Boston Marathon Bombing and Its Aftermath on Refugees and Survivors of Torture. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Aug; 18(4):764-70. PMID: 26289501.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/1/2014

    Piwowarczyk L, Bishop H, Yusuf A, Mudymba F, Raj A. Congolese and Somali beliefs about mental health services. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2014 Mar; 202(3):209-16. PMID: 24566506.

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  • Published on 2/1/2013

    Piwowarczyk L, Bishop H, Saia K, Crosby S, Mudymba FT, Hashi NI, Raj A. Pilot evaluation of a health promotion program for African immigrant and refugee women: the UJAMBO Program. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Feb; 15(1):219-23. PMID: 22476568.

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  • Published on 7/1/2009

    Piwowarczyk L. If I deliver the baby now. Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Jul; 166(7):760-1. PMID: 19582899.

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  • Published on 10/15/2008

    Singh HK, Scott TE, Henshaw MM, Cote SE, Grodin MA, Piwowarczyk LA. Oral health status of refugee torture survivors seeking care in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2008 Dec; 98(12):2181-2. PMID: 18923133.

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  • Published on 9/1/2008

    Grodin MA, Piwowarczyk L, Fulker D, Bazazi AR, Saper RB. Treating survivors of torture and refugee trauma: a preliminary case series using qigong and t'ai chi. J Altern Complement Med. 2008 Sep; 14(7):801-6. PMID: 18803491.

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  • Published on 12/1/2007

    Piwowarczyk LA, Keane TM. Impact of September 11 on refugees and those seeking asylum. Transcult Psychiatry. 2007 Dec; 44(4):566-80. PMID: 18089639.

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  • Published on 9/1/2007

    Piwowarczyk L. Asylum seekers seeking mental health services in the United States: clinical and legal implications. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2007 Sep; 195(9):715-22. PMID: 17984770.

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