DER Filmmaker - Brandon Kohrt

Brandon Kohrt

United States
  • Brandon Kohrt is a medical anthropologist who is completing his MD/PhD at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Kohrt has worked in Nepal since 1996 researching and aiding victims of war. Since 2006 he has directed Transcultural Psychosocial Organization – Nepal’s assistance program for former child soldiers. Kohrt is a leading international scholar in the field of child soldiers with recent research publications in the Journal of the American Medical Academy (JAMA). In 2005 Kohrt was awarded the Physicians for Human Rights Navin Narayan Award for leadership in health and human rights.