Dr. Roy has trained and worked at some of the world’s leading academic medical centers including McMaster University, University of Toronto, Tulane University, Duke Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. She is also the former addiction medicine chief at New York’s Rikers Island jail complex.
But Dr. Roy’s *greatest* teachers have been her patients. Over the course of thousands of clinical visits, she has had the privilege of listening to their stories of hardship and heroism, of RESILIENCE. These diverse and transformative experiences in addiction, homeless health, correctional medicine and global health (Nicaragua, India, Haiti) have movtivated her to share her knowledge and inspire all of YOU to lead healthier and happier lives!
Born in Toronto to Indian immigrants, Dr. Roy’s parents instilled in her key values: integrity, hard work, compassion and respect for people from all walks of life.
Dr. Roy’s fascinating journey started in Toronto, Canada, then continued to New Orleans, Louisiana for medical school and public health graduate school at Tulane; detour to Houston, Texas during Hurricane Katrina; Durham, North Carolina for residency training at Duke; Boston, Massachusetts to care for homeless men and women; then New York City to care for incarcerated men and women, reform criminal justice, train judges and lawyers, collaborate with television and film producers to tell meaningful patient stories; then nationwide to speak and advocate for her patients and the public! Read more of Dr. Roy’s Bio HERE.
Dr. Roy has always been a strong advocate for public service. In addition to caring for incarcerated and homeless men and women, she served the underserved in Nicaragua and India, as well as New Orleans residents affected by Hurricane Katrina. She also provided medical relief to earthquake victims in Haiti, and volunteered in the medical tent at the Boston Marathon.
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