Sondra S. Crosby, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Sondra Crosby
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Expertise includes: Refugee and Immigrant Health; Health and Human Rights.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • University of Washington, MD
  • Washington State University, BPharm
  • University of Washington, PharmD


  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/21/2017

    Crosby SS, Benavidez G. From Nuremberg to Guantanamo Bay: Uses of Physicians in the War on Terror. Am J Public Health. 2018 Jan; 108(1):36-41. PMID: 29161065.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/11/2015

    Annas GJ, Crosby SS. Post-9/11 torture at CIA "black sites"--physicians and lawyers working together. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 11; 372(24):2279-81. PMID: 26061833.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/10/2015

    Crosby SS, Xenakis SN, Glantz LH. Force feeding at Guantanamo in first case brought to US federal court. BMJ. 2015; 350:h1270. PMID: 25758757.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/6/2015

    Moreno A, Crosby S, Xenakis S, Iacopino V. Implementing Istanbul Protocol standards for forensic evidence of torture in Kyrgyzstan. J Forensic Leg Med. 2015 Feb; 30:39-42. PMID: 25623194.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2014

    Waldorf B, Gill C, Crosby SS. Assessing adherence to accepted national guidelines for immigrant and refugee screening and vaccines in an urban primary care practice: a retrospective chart review. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Oct; 16(5):839-45. PMID: 23512323.

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

    Crosby SS. Not every food refuser is a hunger striker. Am J Bioeth. 2014; 14(7):47-8. PMID: 24978414.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/7/2013

    Crosby SS. Primary care management of non-English-speaking refugees who have experienced trauma: a clinical review. JAMA. 2013 Aug 7; 310(5):519-28. PMID: 23925622.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/12/2013

    Annas GJ, Crosby SS, Glantz LH. Guantanamo Bay: a medical ethics-free zone? N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 11; 369(2):101-3. PMID: 23758205.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed

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