Michael Viola, M.D.
Michael Viola, MD is a member of the Health Center for Torture Victims medical team who provide pro bono medical services for torture survivors and asylum seekers in the greater Washington and Baltimore area. He also supports the efforts of the Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (ASTT), of Washington and Baltimore, and The Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC), we provide a wide range of medical, psychological and social services for torture victims. In 1991 he established Medicine For Peace (MFP) was established in 1991, following a medical mission of American academic physicians to Iraq after the Gulf War. His founding mandate was to provide medical care to mothers and children who were victims of war. Subsequently, MFP has established health care programs in the Middle East, El Salvador, Bosnia, and expanded its mission to care for victims of extreme poverty in the Artibinite region of Haiti.