CERL Executive Board member Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D., spoke with Michael Smerconish about the conditions faced by the hostages in Gaza and the trauma endured in captivity. Comprehensive physical and mental care will be critical in the weeks and years ahead.
Brig. Gen. Xenakis is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist with many years of clinical, academic, and management experience. He is the Executive Director of APPA, an advisor for Physicians for Human Rights and the Center for Victims of Torture, and an Adjust Professor at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is also a member of the CERL Executive Board. Read his bio here.
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