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Stovall provides psychiatric evaluations at Texas detention facility as part of Physicians for Human Rights

Jeffrey Stovall, M.D., associate professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and affiliate of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, was invited by Physicians for Human Rights to travel to the federal detention center in Dilley, TX, to provide psychiatric evaluations for women who have fled Central America and who are applying for asylum in the U.S.. These women had been recently reunited with their children from whom they were separated at the U.S. border.