Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Department Faculty

Dr. Eva E. Metalios, M.D.

Eva E. Metalios, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Professional Interests

Eva Metalios, MD, Medical Director for Internal Medicine at the Wakefield Ambulatory Care Center, Associate Program Director for the Montefiore Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Wakefield campus, Associate Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is a clinician educator and primary care physician at Montefiore’s WACC community healthcare center in the Bronx.  She has spent two decades providing care, developing programs, and conducting research focused on marginalized populations, specifically torture survivors and asylum seekers in the United States.

Prior to becoming faculty at Einstein, Dr. Metalios received her undergraduate degree in philosophy from Barnard College, and her medical degree from New York Medical College.  She completed her residency in Primary care Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, followed by a year of Chief Residency at Montefiore. 

Dr. Metalios is one of the founding providers at the Bronx Human Rights Clinic, and has been a volunteer provider at since its inception in 1993.  In conjunction with HealthRight International, Dr. Metalios directs the Bronx Human Rights Clinic at CHCC, where she supervises residents to evaluate foreign-born torture survivors applying for asylum in the United States. Her academic interests include human rights, musculoskeletal medicine, and women's health.

Current Investigations

Teaching About Torture: Evaluating Medicine Residency Training Programs in the United States


Selected Publications

Stadtmauer Gary J; Singer Elizabeth; Metalios Eva.  An analytical approach to clinical forensic evaluations of asylum seekers: the Healthright International Human Rights Clinic. Journal of Forensic and Legal medicine 2010; 17(1):41-5.

Metalios Eva E; Asgary Ramin G; Cooperman Nina; Smith Clyde L; Du Evelyn; Modali Laxmi; Sacajiu Galit. Teaching residents to work with torture survivors: experiences from the Bronx Human Rights Clinic. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2008;23(7):1038-42.

Asgary Ramin G; Metalios Eva E; Smith Clyde L; Paccione Gerald A. Evaluating asylum seekers/torture survivors in urban primary care: a collaborative approach at the Bronx Human Rights Clinic. Health and Human Rights 2006; 9(2):164-79.




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