Dr. Nahiris M. Bahamón is a community pediatrician at Lowell Community Health Center in Lowell, MA. She is an experienced advocate for increased access to high quality health care, especially for immigrant and other marginalized communities. Dr. Bahamón has also worked with the American Academy of Pediatrics to increase awareness about the needs of immigrant families, and to increase access to culturally sensitive, high quality care. Originally from Colombia, she moved to the U.S. as a refugee with her family.
Dr. Bahamón has been active in the movement for Medicare for All since medical school. She was a co-founder of Residents for a National Health Program and served on the PNHP Board of Directors. Dr. Bahamón earned her medical degree from Boston University and completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Chicago. She is available to speak in English and Spanish.