Dr. Archer became a member of the Tufts faculty in 2012 as a clinical instructor and is currently the Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, as well as Associate Director of the Tufts Student Service Scholars program. In 2016, he received the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award for his work in the Competency-Based Apprenticeship Program (CAP). He is also the Chief Medical Officer at North Shore Community Health Center in Salem, MA, and is a board-certified Family Medicine physician.
Born and raised in the Bahamas, Damian was named the All Bahamas National Merit Scholar of 1998. He completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada with a B.Sc. in Chemistry with Distinction in 2001. He was a successful MBBS (MD) and B. Med. Sci. with Honors candidate at the University of the West Indies, Bahamas Clinical Campus in 2006. In June of that year, he received the Doris Johnson Prize for Excellence in Public Health and Community Medicine. He finished his family medicine training at the St. Luke’s Family Practice Residency Program at Aurora St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as Chief Resident of the Family Medicine program in 2011.
Dr. Archer sits on the committee on Diversity at the Massachusetts Medical Society and has a passion for developing diverse and inclusive learning and working environments.
- MD, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
- BS, University of Western Ontario, ON, Canada