Susan Partovi

Medical Doctor, President of H.E.A.L.

Medical Doctor, President of H.E.A.L.

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Dr. Susan Partovi was an early practitioner of “street medicine.”

Doctor uses ‘street medicine’ to care for Skid Row residents during coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Susan Partovi was an early practitioner of “street medicine.”

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