Linda A. Piwowarczyk, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Linda Piwowarczyk


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


  • Academy of Medicine, MD
  • Wheaton College, BA


  • Published on 4/27/2022

    Kimball SL, Syeda HS, Chergui H, Piwowarczyk LA, Gould J. Embedding Chaplaincy Services in Primary Care for Immigrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers: A Boston Pilot Intervention. J Relig Health. 2022 Apr 27. PMID: 35474032.

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  • Published on 3/22/2022

    Bird C, Bowers G, Piwowarczyk L, Ng LC. Demographic characteristics, torture experiences, and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among asylum seekers and refugees persecuted for same-sex behaviors. J Trauma Stress. 2022 Aug; 35(4):1167-1176. PMID: 35315140.

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  • Published on 6/15/2020

    Mattar S, Piwowarczyk LA. COVID-19 and U.S.-based refugee populations: Commentary. Psychol Trauma. 2020 Aug; 12(S1):S228-S229. PMID: 32538665.

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  • Published on 3/11/2019

    Piwowarczyk LA, Ona F. BeWell: quality assurance health promotion pilot. Int J Health Care Qual Assur. 2019 Mar 11; 32(2):321-331. PMID: 31017063.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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