Leonard S. Rubenstein

Physicians for Human Rights


Leonard S. Rubenstein has been executive director of Physicians for Human Rights since 1996. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Rubenstein has spent 15 years in the field of advocacy for human and civil rights. He has lectured and written extensively on the subject of disability rights, human rights, and medical ethics.

Featured Work

MAY 6, 2001 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2, No. 6 (Spring/Summer 2001): Rights and the Struggle for Health: Articles: Conflicting Interests

Rubinstein observes that health care practitioners can easily become conspirators in human rights abuses by placing the wishes of the state before the rights of ...