Dr. David Mills is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and public health practitioner. He is a co-Director of the Palestine Program for Health and Human Rights and an Assistant Professor in pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He is a faculty affiliate in the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative at the Harvard Divinity School and the co-Director of the Children in Crisis working group at the Boston Children’s Global Health Program and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.
David’s research, educational, and academic interests focus on the intersections between health and human rights, utilizing critical frameworks to elucidate the social and structural determinants of health, and health program implementation to improve access to health education, improve clinical care, and promote health equity. David is a co-instructor of GHP 264: The Settler Colonial Determinants of Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Palestine Social Medicine intensive summer course.