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Dr. Roy feels extremely lucky to learn from and work with medical and public health leaders from McMaster University, University of Toronto, Tulane University, Duke Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and the Rikers Island prison complex in New York.
Dr. Roy will hold a plenary session at the Tuerk Mental Health conference.
But Dr. Roy’s greatest teachers were her patients. Over the course of thousands of clinical visits, she has had the privilege of listening to their stories of hardship and heroism, about resilience. These diverse and transformative experiences in the fields of addiction, homeless health, correctional medicine and global health (Nicaragua, India, Haiti) have motivated her to share her knowledge and inspire YOU to lead a healthier and happier life!
Dr. Roy with her parents after talking to lawyers about opioids
Born in Toronto to Indian immigrants, Dr. Roy’s parents have instilled her core values: integrity, hard work, compassion and respect for people of all walks of life.
Dr. Roy’s fascinating journey began in Toronto, Canada and then continued to New Orleans, Louisiana for medical school and graduate school in Tulane; detour to Houston, Texas during Hurricane Katrina; Durham, North Carolina for residency at Duke; Boston, Massachusetts to care for homeless men and women; then New York City to care for incarcerated men and women, reform criminal law, train judges and lawyers, work with television and film producers to tell meaningful patient stories; then nationwide to speak and advocate for its patients and the public! Read more about Dr. Roy’s Bio HERE.
Dr. Roy takes care of the locals in Port-au-Prince who was hit by the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti.
Dr. Roy has always been a strong supporter of public service. In addition to caring for incarcerated and homeless men and women, she served the underprivileged in Nicaragua and India, as well as New Orleans residents affected by Hurricane Katrina. She also offered medical assistance to the victims of the Haiti earthquake and volunteered in the medical tent of the Boston Marathon.