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Rob Palmer Rob Palmer (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Yale School of Medicine


Rob is a fourth-year medical student at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut class of 2021. He graduated from the University of Southern California summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in human biology and minors in psychology and entrepreneurship. His research has focused on novel psychological and psychospiritual-pharmacologic treatments for substance use addiction as well as various applications of mindfulness meditation. In his free time, he enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, reading, and writing. After graduating medical school, he would like to pursue a career as a dual-certified psychiatrist and family medicine physician.




Doctors for Democracy: Why Being an Election Worker is Good Public Health

Rather than ask elderly poll workers to risk their health on Election Day, medical professionals and students can volunteer to work at polling locations. Health care professionals and students tend to be in a lower-risk population and are also well-versed in the public health practices critical to safely conducting an election during the pandemic.

Rob Palmer Rob Palmer (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Yale School of Medicine


Rob is a fourth-year medical student at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut class of 2021. He graduated from the University of Southern California summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in human biology and minors in psychology and entrepreneurship. His research has focused on novel psychological and psychospiritual-pharmacologic treatments for substance use addiction as well as various applications of mindfulness meditation. In his free time, he enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, reading, and writing. After graduating medical school, he would like to pursue a career as a dual-certified psychiatrist and family medicine physician.