Linda A. Piwowarczyk, MD

Clinical Associate 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 12/27/2022

    Choi J, Juntunen A, Brewer H, Abbas D, Sopper C, Bielick L, Ghebrehiwet S, Flinton K, Sarfaty S, Jacquet GA, Crosby S, Piwowarczyk L, Oleng N, Borba CPC. Evaluating an Interprofessional Trauma-Based Education Course to Advance the Care and Health of Refugees. J Immigr Minor Health. 2023 Oct; 25(5):1043-1049. PMID: 36574112.

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  • 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. 2023 Feb; 62(1):55-64. 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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