Paul Edward Farmer was an American medical anthropologist and physician. Farmer held an MD and Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he was the Kolokotrones University Professor and the chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
The renowned Harvard physician and medical anthropologist who dedicated his career to combating global health inequities died at age 62.
Farmer died in his sleep while in Rwanda, according to Partners in Health, the global health nonprofit that he co-founded in 1987.
Who is Paul Farmer’s Wife?
Farmer’s wife was Didi Bertrand Farmer. She is a medical anthropologist and often helped people who were in need.
She co-founded Women’s and Girl’s drive. According to the site, from 2006 to 2012, Didi was the Director of the Community Health Program for Partners In Health.
Following 2012, she turned into the Senior Advisor on Community Health and Head of the Biosocial Research and Social Development Programs for Partners In Health.
She has done several studies that are based on “community health, malnutrition, reproductive health, adolescent youth and traditional healing in rural Rwanda.”